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Montana reports 8 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, May 29

Posted at 10:02 AM, May 29, 2020

Six new COVID-19 cases were reported in Big Horn County on Friday, and one new case appeared in Gallatin and Missoula counties, according to the Montana Response COVID-19 tracking map.

The jump in cases brings the state total to 493 and the active cases statewide to 28. With the additional cases Big Horn County now has 15 active cases.

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

The state also added a new hospitalization bringing the total to two people receiving care in a medical facility. The number of recoveries increased by three to 448 over the latest 24-hour reporting period.

The total number of tests statewide increased by 1,734 to reach a total of 38,529. The state death toll from the virus remains at 17.

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Here's a breakdown of the gender and age of the new cases:

CountyGenderAge RangeDate Reported
Big HornF60-6905/28/2020
Big HornF40-4905/28/2020
Big HornM10-1905/28/2020
Big HornM60-6905/28/2020
Big HornF30-3905/28/2020
Big HornM10-1905/28/2020
GallatinF20-2905/28/2020
MissoulaM60-6905/28/2020

Cases By Day

Total Confirmed Cases and New Daily Cases by County

Big Horn County

18 Total Cases | 6 New Cases

Gallatin County

150 Total Cases | 1 New Cases

Missoula County

40 Total Cases | 1 New Cases

Beaverhead County

1 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Broadwater County

4 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Carbon County

6 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Cascade County

17 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Deer Lodge County

3 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Flathead County

37 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Glacier County

6 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Golden Valley County

3 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Hill County

1 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Jefferson County

3 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

8 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Pondera County

2 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Ravalli County

13 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

Wheatland County

1 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Yellowstone County

90 Total Cases | 0 New Cases