Coronavirus cases in Missoula County climb to 26; state now at 354

(KPAX) Local health officials are reporting another confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) case in Missoula County.

The Missoula City-County Health Department said there are now 26 confirmed cases as of Thursday morning.

The previous total in Missoula County had been 25. There has been one COVID-19 related death in Missoula County and 14 people have recovered.

As of Thursday morning there were 354 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Montana and six deaths had been reported.

Local health officials note that their numbers may differ from what the state is reporting, as they often find out results from private labs and updates numbers before the state.

The Missoula County COVID-19 info line can be reached by calling (406) 258-INFO weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.