Montana adds 11 COVID-19 cases (Sunday, June 28)

Posted at 8:58 AM, Jun 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-28 12:55:40-04

Montana reported 11 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, June 28, bringing the total of active cases to 237.

The state reports 604 people recovered and 11 active hospitalizations.

Although the state is reporting 863 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.

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The counties with new confirmed cases are:

Lake County

16 Total Cases | 4 New Cases

Yellowstone County

151 Total Cases | 2 New Cases

Gallatin County

240 Total Cases | 1 New Cases

Glacier County

9 Total Cases | 1 New Cases

Jefferson County

4 Total Cases | 1 New Cases

Ravalli County

23 Total Cases | 1 New Cases

Silver Bow County

14 Total Cases | 1 New Cases

The detected positive cases are out of 1,227 new tests completed, bringing the total number of tests to 82,747 in Montana.

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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