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Gallatin City-County Health Department confirms 70 new COVID-19 cases

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Posted at 12:28 PM, Oct 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-15 14:28:19-04

BOZEMAN — Gallatin City-County Health Department confirmed Thursday, Oct. 15, that Gallatin County has 70 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, for a cumulative total of 2,158. There are 283 confirmed active cases and eight current hospitalizations.

There have been a total of 1,870 people recovered in Gallatin County. Five people have died from COVID-19 complications.

One case previously assigned to Gallatin County was reassigned to another area.

Please note that local data may differ from data about Gallatin County provided by the state as the Gallatin City-County Health Department may be alerted to additional cases before the state.

A recovered case means that a person who tested positive for COVID-19 has been released from isolation. It’s important to note that even when people are released from isolation, many continue to feel the effects of COVID-19 infection long after they are released from isolation.

The Gallatin City-County Health Department calculates the recovered case number as the number of total cases minus any active cases, current hospitalizations and deaths.

The Gallatin City-County Health Department Call Center is open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to answer questions about COVID-19. Reach the Call Center by phone at 406-548-0123 or email at callcenter@readygallatin.com.