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No new cases reported: COVID-19 cases in Montana (Tuesday, May 26)

Yellowstone Co. reports new death from COVID-19
No new cases reported: COVID-19 cases in Montana (Tuesday, May 26)
Posted at 9:51 AM, May 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-26 15:41:04-04

Montana reported no new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, May 26, 2020. There was a new death reported by the state, in Yellowstone County.

The state conducted 152 new tests, for a total of 33,834. Tuesday marks the fifth consecutive day without a reported new confirmed case.

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.

According to a press release, the woman died Monday at a hospital in Yellowstone County. No other information was released.

MTN News is counting 478 total cases. The state's confirmed case count is 479, 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 22 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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