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Three additional reports of coronavirus raises Montana total to 68

Three additional reports of coronavirus raises Montana total to 68
Posted at 9:04 PM, Mar 25, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-25 23:14:51-04

There have been 3 additional reports of positive coronavirus tests in Montana.

Two cases were in Cascade County. Both of them were men, one in his 30's, the other in his 50's.

Lincoln County Health Department also has just confirmed it's first case for COVID-19.

This raises the numbers of Montana's cases to 68 versus the initial amount of 65 reported earlier on Wednesday.

There are currently 6 cases in Missoula County, 24 in Gallatin County, 1 in Hill County, 12 in Yellowstone County, 5 Flathead County and 2 in Broadwater County.

"At this time all indications are that our EMS and hospital personnel were well prepared for this event," stated Dr. Brad Black MD County Health officer of Lincoln County. "We feel confident that our medical personnel used appropriate personal protective equipment and were able to minimize potential exposure."

To date there have been no deaths associated with COVID-19 in the state of Montana.

Additional information regarding statistics of people with COVID-19 in the state will be updated as it becomes available.