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Montana adds 15 new COVID-19 cases (Saturday, June 13)

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Posted at 9:56 AM, Jun 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-13 15:40:27-04

Montana reported 15 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 across seven different counties on Saturday, according to the Montana Reponse COVID-19 tracking map.

Gallatin County reported five new cases, while Lake County added three, Custer County and Yellowstone County added two, and Big Horn County, Ravalli County and Missoula County added one new case.

The new cases push the state cumulative total to 588. There have been 510 recoveries and there are currently 60 active COVID-19 cases statewide.'

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MTN is reporting one fewer total case and one fewer recovered case due to a case in Jefferson County that local health authorities report involved a patient who was not in the state.

Big Horn County is now reporting five active cases after several recoveries. Gallatin County has 26 active cases, while Yellowstone County has six active cases.

Seven people are currently hospitalized and the death toll remains at 18.

There have been a total of 58,004 tests statewide, an increase of 982 since the previous 24-hour reporting period.

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