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Big Horn County reports 15th COVID-19 related death

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Posted at 11:39 AM, Aug 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-20 13:39:39-04

Big Horn County health officials are reporting Thursday morning that a 15th COVID-19 related death.

"It is with great sadness that we announce the 15th death in Big Horn County due to complications from COVID-19," a social media post states.

The death is being reported in a woman who was in her 60's.

"The Big Horn County COVID-19 Response Unified Coalition sends our deepest condolences for her loss to her family and friends. May her memory be a blessing."

Local health officials are also reporting that nine new COVID-19 cases were confirmed in Big Horn County on Wednesday.