Butte-Silver Bow reports 3 additional COVID-19 deaths

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Posted at 6:18 PM, Sep 13, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-14 12:59:51-04

BUTTE — The Butte-Silver Bow Health Department announced Monday that three more county residents have died due to COVID-19.

Health Officer Karen Sullivan said a person in their 20s, a person in their 60s, and a person in their 90s account for the most recent COVID fatalities in the county, bringing the total for Butte-Silver Bow to 93.

No other information about the people who died—including gender, vaccination status, or underlying conditions—was released.

As of Monday, 12 people with COVID-19 illness were hospitalized at St. James Hospital, eight from Butte-Silver Bow. Of the 12, two were in the hospital’s intensive care unit, with one of the ICU patients on a ventilator. The ages of the patients range from the 40s to the 90s.

Ten of the 12 hospitalized people were unvaccinated.

The Health Department reports 125 active COVID-19 cases as of Monday evening.