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Montana reports 29 new COVID-19 cases (Friday, June 26)

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Posted at 10:02 AM, Jun 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-26 14:09:39-04

Montana state health officials reported 29 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, including six new cases in Yellowstone County, according to the Montana Response COVID-19 tracking map.

The state is reporting one new COVID-19 related death bringing the state total to 22. Details about the death were not immediately available, but it appears the state is attributing it to a case connected to Rosebud County.

The Rosebud County Health Department posted this statement on their Facebook page:

Sadly, there has been another death in the state attributed to COVID-19. The individual has a residence in southern Rosebud County, however had no longer been residing here. We are saddened for each loss due to this illness along with the rest of the state, no matter their place of living, and wanted to take the initiative to inform you before today’s update as it will be counted in Rosebud County.

Gallatin County recorded the most new cases with nine, bringing the total number of active cases there to 24. With the new cases in Yellowstone County the number of active cases now stands at 34.

Missoula County recorded five new cases, and Ravalli County has four new cases. Big Horn County reported two new cases bringing the total number of active cases there to 34.

Flathead County, Richland County, and Roosevelt County each added one new case.

RELATED: Yellowstone County health officer says rising COVID-19 cases a concern

Gender and Age of New Cases

Big HornM30-39
Big HornM0-9
FlatheadM50-59
GallatinM10-19
GallatinF40-49
GallatinF50-59
GallatinF0-9
GallatinM50-59
GallatinM20-29
GallatinM50-59
GallatinM10-19
GallatinF20-29
MissoulaM30-39
MissoulaF30-39
MissoulaM50-59
MissoulaF10-19
MissoulaM10-19
RavalliM60-69
RavalliF50-59
RavalliF20-29
RavalliF60-69
RichlandM0-9
RooseveltF40-49
YellowstoneM60-69
YellowstoneF20-29
YellowstoneM30-39
YellowstoneM30-39
YellowstoneF20-29
YellowstoneM60-69

The new cases come one day after the state recorded its highest single day increase on Thursday of 37 new cases.

There are a total of 829 cumulative cases statewide, according to state health officials, and currently there are 218 active cases in Montana. 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.

A total of 589 people have recovered from the virus and 14 people are currently hospitalized.

The total number of tests increased by 1,829 to 80,161.

RELATED: Health officials: COVID-19 spike in Montana is due to more personal contacts and testing

Total Confirmed Cases and New Daily Cases by County

Gallatin County

231 Total Cases | 9 New Cases

Yellowstone County

144 Total Cases | 6 New Cases

Missoula County

63 Total Cases | 5 New Cases

Ravalli County

22 Total Cases | 4 New Cases

Big Horn County

72 Total Cases | 2 New Cases

Flathead County

52 Total Cases | 1 New Cases

Richland County

10 Total Cases | 1 New Cases

Roosevelt County

8 Total Cases | 1 New Cases

Beaverhead County

1 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Broadwater County

5 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Carbon County

17 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Cascade County

26 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Custer County

25 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Dawson County

8 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Deer Lodge County

3 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Fergus County

2 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Glacier County

7 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Golden Valley County

3 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Granite County

1 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Hill County

1 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Jefferson County

3 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Lake County

12 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Lewis and Clark County

24 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

8 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Pondera County

2 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Rosebud County

9 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Silver Bow County

13 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Stillwater County

4 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Toole County

31 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Treasure County

2 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Valley County

1 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Wheatland County

1 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Active Cases

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