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Confirmed MT COVID-19 cases rise; fifth death reported

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Posted at 4:56 PM, Mar 31, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-31 18:59:54-04

HELENA — Gov. Steve Bullock announced the fifth death related to COVID-19 during a Tuesday afternoon press conference.

Earlier in the day, the Missoula City-County Health Department announced two more confirmed COVID-19 cases, bringing the total to 14.

The State of Montana COVID-19 Tracking Map reported a total of 198 COVID-19 cases as of Tuesday afternoon.

Gov. Bullock has said Tuesday afternoon that 32 patients in Montana have recovered from the disease. State numbers also show that 15 patients have been hospitalized due to COVID-19.

Newly reported confirmed COVID-19 cases:

  • Cascade: 1
  • Gallatin: 5
  • Lewis & Clark: 1
  • Musselshell: 1
  • Toole: 1
  • Yellowstone: 2
  • Missoula: 2

Total Cases by County

  • Gallatin County - 74
  • Yellowstone County - 30
  • Missoula County - 14
  • Missoula County - 14
  • Flathead County - 11
  • Silver Bow County - 10
  • Cascade County - 9
  • Toole County - 7
  • Madison County - 6
  • Lincoln County - 5
  • Park County - 3
  • Deer Lodge County - 3
  • Broadwater County - 3
  • Lake County - 3
  • Jefferson County - 2
  • Ravalli County - 1
  • Musselshell County - 1
  • Meagher County - 1
  • Roosevelt County - 1
  • Hill County - 1
  • Liberty County - 1