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2 more deaths at Billings care facility, 88 new COVID-19 cases statewide (Monday, July 20)

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Posted at 10:31 AM, Jul 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-20 14:11:05-04

Montana state health officials reported two more deaths and 88 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, according to the Montana Response COVID-19 tracking map.

The total number of deaths in Montana related to coronavirus now stands at 39. Both of the new deaths are connected to the Canyon Creek Memory Care facility in Billings where a deadly outbreak has now claimed 12 lives. RiverStone Health issued this press release Monday morning:

RiverStone Health, Yellowstone County’s public health department, is reporting two additional COVID-19 related deaths stemming from the outbreak at Canyon Creek Memory Care.

Saturday, July 18, a woman in her 80s passed away at Canyon Creek Memory Care.

Sunday, July 19, a man in his 80s also passed away at Canyon Creek Memory Care.

To protect the privacy of the individuals and their families, RiverStone Health will not release further information about the deaths.

These most recent deaths in Yellowstone County are reflected on today’s state COVID-19 tracking map. In the last two weeks, since Monday, July 6, a total of 12 residents from Canyon Creek have died.

“Our hearts are heavy as we mourn the passing of these residents. Saying goodbye to a loved one is never easy and the tragedy of COVID-19 related deaths is all the more heartbreaking. Our sincerest condolences to the families and friends of these individuals,” said John Felton, Yellowstone County Health Officer and RiverStone Health President and CEO.

To date, 717 Yellowstone County residents have been infected with COVID-19 and 17 have died.

RELATED: Canyon Creek parent company CEO responds to Governor Bullock

Gallatin County reported the most new cases during the previous 24-hour reporting period with 34. Yellowstone County followed with 15 new cases, and Flathead County reported 12 new cases.

Cascade County reported eight new cases, and four new cases were reported in each Big Horn County and Missoula County. Lake, Lewis and Clark, and Lincoln counties reported three new cases, and one new case was reported in each Madison and McCone counties. The case in McCone County was the first reported in that area.

Gender and Age of New Cases

Big HornM20-29
Big HornF50-59
Big HornM30-39
Big HornF30-39
CascadeF10-19
CascadeM30-39
CascadeM20-29
CascadeF20-29
CascadeM40-49
CascadeF20-29
CascadeF50-59
CascadeM50-59
FlatheadF20-29
FlatheadM20-29
FlatheadM40-49
FlatheadM80-89
FlatheadM30-39
FlatheadF60-69
FlatheadM60-69
FlatheadF80-89
FlatheadF10-19
FlatheadM20-29
FlatheadM30-39
FlatheadF50-59
GallatinF60-69
GallatinF80-89
GallatinF20-29
GallatinF20-29
GallatinM50-59
GallatinF20-29
GallatinM20-29
GallatinF10-19
GallatinF20-29
GallatinM20-29
GallatinF20-29
GallatinF60-69
GallatinM20-29
GallatinF30-39
GallatinF20-29
GallatinM50-59
GallatinM50-59
GallatinM20-29
GallatinF20-29
GallatinM20-29
GallatinM30-39
GallatinM20-29
GallatinF30-39
GallatinF20-29
GallatinM20-29
GallatinF60-69
GallatinM20-29
GallatinM60-69
GallatinM20-29
GallatinF80-89
GallatinF20-29
GallatinM20-29
GallatinM20-29
GallatinF60-69
LakeF20-29
LakeF50-59
LakeM40-49
Lewis and ClarkM50-59
Lewis and ClarkF50-59
Lewis and ClarkM60-69
LincolnF30-39
LincolnF30-39
LincolnM0-9
MadisonM70-79
McConeM60-69
MissoulaF30-39
MissoulaF50-59
MissoulaM30-39
MissoulaF0-9
YellowstoneF50-59
YellowstoneF80-89
YellowstoneF80-89
YellowstoneF20-29
YellowstoneF20-29
YellowstoneM20-29
YellowstoneM20-29
YellowstoneF40-49
YellowstoneF40-49
YellowstoneF30-39
YellowstoneM40-49
YellowstoneM60-69
YellowstoneM20-29
YellowstoneF20-29
YellowstoneM20-29


Active Cases

RELATED: Open community COVID-19 testing paused in Yellowstone County
There are now currently 1,248 active COVID-19 cases in the state. Yellowstone County has the most active cases at 485. There are 101 active cases in Gallatin County, and 94 active cases in Missoula County. Lake County has 91 active cases, Big Horn County has 72 active cases.

There have been 1,334 recoveries, and currently there are 48 people hospitalized with the virus.

A total of 139,042 tests have been completed, an increase of 5,883 since the Sunday report.

Cases by Day

(Note: Local health departments often learn about results from private labs and updates their numbers before the state of Montana does, Additionally, there may also be differences in reporting criteria, so the local numbers may differ from those that appear on the Montana COVID-19 tracking map. MTN News includes the data reported by individual Montana counties, which may include cases not counted by the state and different methods for determining recoveries.)

Total Confirmed Cases and New Daily Cases by County

Gallatin County

615 Total Cases | 34 New Cases

Yellowstone County

717 Total Cases | 15 New Cases

Flathead County

132 Total Cases | 12 New Cases

Cascade County

80 Total Cases | 8 New Cases

Big Horn County

146 Total Cases | 4 New Cases

Missoula County

164 Total Cases | 4 New Cases

Lake County

105 Total Cases | 3 New Cases

Lewis and Clark County

83 Total Cases | 3 New Cases

Lincoln County

48 Total Cases | 3 New Cases

Madison County

45 Total Cases | 1 New Cases

McCone County

1 Total Cases | 1 New Cases

Beaverhead County

9 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Blaine County

4 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Broadwater County

9 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Carbon County

41 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Custer County

41 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Dawson County

8 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Deer Lodge County

8 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Fallon County

1 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Fergus County

4 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Garfield County

11 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Glacier County

34 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Golden Valley County

3 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Granite County

6 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Hill County

35 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Jefferson County

14 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Liberty County

1 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Meagher County

4 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Musselshell County

1 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Park County

30 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Pondera County

5 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Ravalli County

50 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Richland County

34 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Roosevelt County

9 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Rosebud County

16 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Sanders County

4 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Sheridan County

2 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Silver Bow County

30 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Stillwater County

13 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Sweet Grass County

2 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Teton County

15 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Toole County

31 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Treasure County

2 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Valley County

5 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Wheatland County

2 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Wibaux County

1 Total Cases | 0 New Cases