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Montana hit 243 known COVID-19 cases Friday, according to numbers from the state, with five deaths reported statewide and 24 hospitalizations.
The tally is up two from the night before, and the state lab reported processing an additional 150 tests between a 4:30 p.m. report Thursday and Friday’s update. The lab has been running a rough average of 400 tests a day.
Gov. Steve Bullock said Tuesday about 32 people had recovered from the illness, caused by the coronavirus. The state’s website tracking cases does not have a running tally of that