COVID-19 in Montana (Friday, June 26)

GREAT FALLS – State health officials reported 29 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, according to Montana Response COVID-19 Tracking Map. This brings the cumulative number of cases in Montana to 829. The state also reports a new COVID-19 related death, bringing the state total to 22.

ACTIVE CASES: There are currently 218 active cases across the state.

HOSPITALIZATIONS / RECOVERIES: There have been a total of 98 people hospitalized; There are currently 14 people hospitalized. There has been a cumulative total of 589 recoveries.

TESTS: The number of tests increased by 1,829 during the previous 24-hour reporting period, for a new state total of 80,161.

DEAD: The cumulative number of deaths in Montana is 22. There have been six deaths in Toole County, four in Yellowstone County, two in Cascade County, two in Flathead County, and two in Big Horn County. The other deaths have been reported in Gallatin, Lincoln, Madison and Missoula counties. Details on the most recent death are not immediately available, but it appears the state attributes it to a Rosebud County-related case.

CASCADA COUNTY: There are currently nine active cases in Cascade County; The Great Falls City and County Health Department believes that most new cases are community acquired, and did not involve traveling. There has been a cumulative total of 26 confirmed cases in Cascade County; 15 of the patients recovered and two of the patients died. CCHD says that, as in all cases, they are tracking contacts. Any person who appears in your investigation as exposed will be contacted.

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RELATED: CCHD addresses the spike in COVID-19 cases

GREAT HORN COUNTY: Big Horn County health officials on Friday announced an order requiring residents to wear face masks when they are out of their homes. The order, approved by the Big Horn County Board of Health, is the result of the increase in COVID-19 cases in the county, according to a press release. County Commissioners, County Board of Health and Raven Tribe “stand together to promote universal use of masks by everyone in Big Horn County, when they are in public and at risk reaching fewer than six (6) feet of another person. ” states press release.

County, gender and age of new cases

Big horn METER 30-39
Big horn METER 0-9
Flat head METER 50-59
Gallatin METER 10-19
Gallatin F 40-49
Gallatin F 50-59
Gallatin F 0-9
Gallatin METER 50-59
Gallatin METER 20-29
Gallatin METER 50-59
Gallatin METER 10-19
Gallatin F 20-29
Missoula METER 30-39
Missoula F 30-39
Missoula METER 50-59
Missoula F 10-19
Missoula METER 10-19
Ravalli METER 60-69
Ravalli F 50-59
Ravalli F 20-29
Ravalli F 60-69
Richland METER 0-9
Roosevelt F 40-49
Yellowstone METER 60-69
Yellowstone F 20-29
Yellowstone METER 30-39
Yellowstone METER 30-39
Yellowstone F 20-29
Yellowstone METER 60-69