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The Montana COVID-19 death toll to 60, with 13 dying of the illness since 10 a.m. Monday.

“Despite the vastness of our state, Montanans are tight knit and these sad losses send a ripple throughout communities across our state," Governor Steve Bullock said this afternoon in a release. "My family and I will continue to keep the loved ones of all the Montanans impacted in our thoughts, and we know everyone around the state will do the same. I wish them peace and support at this difficult time, and ask that Montanans remember that we all must play our part in slowing the spread of this virus.”

In Montana, 153 new cases in the day ending at 10 a.m. today brings the total count in Big Sky Contry to 3,965,with 1,574 active, 71 currently hospitalized and 2,331 recovered.

In the latest tally, Lincoln County saw eight new cases, Flathead County 17.

In the Idaho Panhandle, 49 new cases in the day ended at 5 p.m. today brings the total count in North Idaho to 1,835, ,818 confirmed and 17 probable, with 885 recovered and 11 deaths; 10 in Kootenai County, one in Shoshone.

Boundary County has 34 confirmed cases, 27 active, and no deaths.

Statewide, 475 new cases in the day ended at 5 p.m. today brings the total COVID-19 count to 20,721, with 189 dead.

British Columbia's surge continues, with 50 new cases in the day ending at 4:30 p.m. today bringing the total cout to 3,641, with 3,168 recovered and 195 dead.

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