2 new COVID-19 cases in Montana (Wednesday, May 27)

Big Horn and Yellowstone counties each report 1 new case
Posted at 9:54 AM, May 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-27 14:59:10-04

Montana reported 2 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, May 27, 2020. Big Horn and Yellowstone counties each report 1 new case.

The state conducted 1,741 new tests, for a total of 35,643.

Yellowstone County health officials reported Tuesday an elderly woman has died from complications due to COVID-19.

The death of a woman in her 80s is the third COVID-19 related death in Yellowstone County and the 17th death in Montana.

MTN News is counting 480 total cases. The state's confirmed case count is 481, which includes a Jefferson County resident who local health officials say has not been in the state for several weeks. They added that the case was not acquired in Montana and the man has not been in contact with anyone in Montana.

There are currently 20 active COVID-19 cases in Montana, according to state data.

There have been 17 deaths in Montana to date. There have been six deaths in Toole County, two in Cascade County, two in Flathead County, three in Yellowstone County, and one each in Gallatin County, Lincoln County, Madison County, and Missoula County.

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