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Montana reports 439 COVID-19 cases

Posted at 10:17 AM, Apr 22, 2020

HELENA — The Montana Response COVID-19 tracking map shows there are 439 confirmed cases of COVID-19 as of Wednesday morning.

The previously reported state total on Tuesday was 437.

According to state statistics, 296 Montana residents have recovered from COVID-19 and there are currently 13 people hospitalized.

A total of 11,583 tests have been completed, according to the tracking map.

Local health officials reported a second COVID-19 related death in Flathead County on Wednesday as well as a sixth death in Toole County, bringing the statewide total to 14.



Total Confirmed Cases and New Daily Cases by County

  • Missoula County: 39 Total Cases | 1 New Cases*
  • Yellowstone County: 74 Total Cases | 1 New Cases
  • Beaverhead County: 1 Total Cases | 0 New Cases
  • Big Horn County: 3 Total Cases | 0 New Cases
  • Broadwater County: 4 Total Cases | 0 New Cases
  • Carbon County: 6 Total Cases | 0 New Cases
  • Cascade County: 13 Total Cases | 0 New Cases
  • Deer Lodge County: 3 Total Cases | 0 New Cases
  • Flathead County: 37 Total Cases | 0 New Cases
  • Gallatin County: 145 Total Cases | 0 New Cases
  • Glacier County: 4 Total Cases | 0 New Cases
  • Golden Valley County: 3 Total Cases | 0 New Cases
  • Hill County: 1 Total Cases | 0 New Cases
  • Jefferson County: 2 Total Cases | 0 New Cases
  • Lake County: 5 Total Cases | 0 New Cases
  • Lewis and Clark County: 16 Total Cases | 0 New Cases
  • Liberty County: 1 Total Cases | 0 New Cases
  • Lincoln County: 7 Total Cases | 0 New Cases
  • Madison County: 8 Total Cases | 0 New Cases
  • Meagher County: 1 Total Cases | 0 New Cases
  • Musselshell County: 1 Total Cases | 0 New Cases
  • Park County: 7 Total Cases | 0 New Cases
  • Pondera County: 2 Total Cases | 0 New Cases
  • Ravalli County: 5 Total Cases | 0 New Cases
  • Richland County: 3 Total Cases | 0 New Cases
  • Roosevelt County: 7 Total Cases | 0 New Cases
  • Silver Bow County: 11 Total Cases | 0 New Cases
  • Stillwater County: 1 Total Cases | 0 New Cases
  • Toole County: 29 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

* The Missoula City-County Health Department was reporting 41 COVID-19 cases as of Wednesday morning. Local health departments often receive information on COVID-19 cases before state health officials.



Local health officials report that a second person has passed away due to COVID-19 in Flathead County. The Flathead City-County Health Department reports the person was over the age of 65 who had had underlying health conditions. There are currently 37 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Flathead County, the fourth highest total in Montana. Twenty people have recovered.

Toole County confirmed its sixth COVID-19 death on Wednesday. To date, there have been 29 confirmed cases in Toole County, and 15 patients are listed as recovered. On a per-capita basis, Toole County has been hit harder than any other county in Montana by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The City-County Health Department in Great Falls said on Monday that a second Cascade County resident has died due to COVID-19. The person was a man over the age of 65 with underlying health conditions, according to a news release from the CCHD. There have been 13 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Cascade County to date.

Governor Steve Bullock said on Friday that he’s working on a “phased re-opening” of Montana, provided that the state meets key metrics that show the spread of COVID-19 is slowing. Bullock said that he’s planning to release a detailed plan this week. Gov. Steve Bullock will conduct a news conference at 12 p.m. Wednesday to provide details on Montana’s plan for a phased and gradual reopening.



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