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Gallatin County reports additional COVID-19 death

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Posted at 3:08 PM, Feb 03, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-03 17:15:06-05

BOZEMAN — The Gallatin City-County Health Department confirms that another county resident has died from complications due to COVID-19.

The health department said in a press release it received on Wednesday the death certificate for a man in his 80s who died in a hospital the week of Jan. 24. The death certificate attributed his death to COVID-19.

“The Health Department sends our condolences to this man’s family and friends,” said Matt Kelley, Gallatin City-County Health Department Health Officer. “The vaccine continues to come into Gallatin County in extremely limited supply. We ask everyone to do their part in helping prevent the spread through continued social distancing, avoiding crowds, wearing face coverings, washing hands, and staying home when sick.”

The press release said no further details would be released out of respect for the man's family.

There have now been 48 COVID-related deaths in Gallatin County since the beginning of the pandemic.