23 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Montana

Posted at 9:23 AM, Jun 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-27 20:22:01-04

Montana reported 23 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, June 27, with active hospitalizations dropping from 14 to 9.

The state reports 226 active cases and 604 people listed as recovered.

Although the state is reporting 852 total cases, MTN does not include one case counted in Jefferson County that was traced to a resident of the county who was out of state and did not contract the virus in Montana.

The counties with new confirmed cases are:

Gallatin County

239 Total Cases | 8 New Cases

Yellowstone County

149 Total Cases | 5 New Cases

Missoula County

66 Total Cases | 3 New Cases

Carbon County

18 Total Cases | 1 New Cases

Cascade County

27 Total Cases | 1 New Cases

Flathead County

53 Total Cases | 1 New Cases

Glacier County

8 Total Cases | 1 New Cases

Granite County

2 Total Cases | 1 New Cases

Lewis and Clark County

25 Total Cases | 1 New Cases

Park County

9 Total Cases | 1 New Cases

The number of deaths attributed to COVID-19 is now at 22. On Friday, health officials in Rosebud County confirmed on Facebook the death of a person with a residence in the county who no longer lived there.

The post from Rosebud County did not say where, or if, the person was in Montana at time of death, but it is counted as a COVID-19 death in the state due to residency status.

There have been six other deaths due to COVID-19 in Toole County, three in Yellowstone County, two in Cascade County, and two in Flathead County. The other deaths have been reported in Big Horn, Gallatin, Lincoln, Madison, and Missoula counties.

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