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Over 100 Montanans have been tested for COVID-19

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Posted at 11:24 AM, Mar 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-14 13:24:17-04

HELENA — Here are the latest statistics for Montana COVID-19 cases from the Montana Department of Health and Human Services

Reported COVID-19 Cases in Montana
5*
Individuals monitored by public health
30
- Individuals who have completed monitoring process
26
- Individuals who remain under monitoring
4
Persons tested for COVID-19 by MTPHL**
107
- Persons with negative results
103
- Persons with positive results
4

*One case reported to date is a part time Montana resident with no documented exposures or close contacts in Montana, and was not tested in Montana..

**Testing numbers include only those tested at the Montana Public Health Laboratory and/or the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Persons tested includes:
- those who have symptoms of concern AND may have traveled to an area experiencing community transmission, OR
- are symptomatic and a close contact to a known or suspected case in the past 14 days, OR
- are exhibiting symptoms of a compatible illness without other cause after medical examination.

Patients tested may not have been under monitoring at the time of testing.