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2 additional deaths, 104 new COVID-19 cases reported in Montana (Wednesday, July 22) – KTVQ Billings News

Montana state health officials reported two additional deaths and 104 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, according to the Montana Response COVID-19 tracking map.

The state death toll now stands at 42. One of the new deaths was reported in Yellowstone County. Here’s the full press release from RiverStone Health:

Another COVID-19 related death occurred Tuesday in Yellowstone County.

RiverStone Health, Yellowstone County’s public health department, reports that a man in his 60s passed away Tuesday at his home.

To protect the privacy of the deceased and his family, RiverStone Health will release no further information.

This most recent death in Yellowstone County is reflected on today’s state COVID-19 tracking map. This man’s death brings the county’s total deaths related to COVID-19 to 19.

“The loss of another Yellowstone County person to this terrible disease affects all of us in our community,” said John Felton, Yellowstone County health officer and RiverStone Health president and CEO. “Our hearts go out to this man’s family and friends. I urge everyone to honor the memory of those we have lost by doing everything possible to prevent more people from becoming ill: Wear masks in public, wash your hands often, keep at least six feet away from people not in your household, and stay home if you are ill.”

To date, 756 Yellowstone County residents have been infected with COVID-19 and 482 cases were active as of Wednesday.

The second death was reported in Sweet Grass County. The patient was a male in his 80s who had been hospitalized, according to the Sweet Grass County Health Department. It was the first COVID-19 related death in that area.

Gallatin County reported the highest increase in new cases with 34. Yellowstone County reported 27 new cases, and Big Horn County added 15 new cases.

The remaining new cases were spread across 16 counties. (See chart below)

Judith Basin County reported its first coronavirus case in that area.

Age and Gender of New Cases

Beaverhead M 70-79
Big Horn M 20-29
Big Horn F 60-69
Big Horn F 70-79
Big Horn F 30-39
Big Horn F 50-59
Big Horn F 10-19
Big Horn M 0-9
Big Horn F 20-29
Big Horn F 30-39
Big Horn F 40-49
Big Horn M 60-69
Big Horn F 50-59
Big Horn F 10-19
Big Horn M 20-29
Big Horn F 40-49
Carbon F 20-29
Custer M 70-79
Custer M 50-59
Flathead M 20-29
Flathead M 40-49
Flathead F 50-59
Flathead F 60-69
Flathead F 20-29
Flathead F 20-29
Gallatin M 80-89
Gallatin M 30-39
Gallatin M 60-69
Gallatin M 50-59
Gallatin F 50-59
Gallatin F 20-29
Gallatin M 70-79
Gallatin M 30-39
Gallatin M 10-19
Gallatin M 10-19
Gallatin M 30-39
Gallatin M 0-9
Gallatin F 10-19
Gallatin F 20-29
Gallatin M 40-49
Gallatin M 30-39
Gallatin F 50-59
Gallatin F 20-29
Gallatin M 30-39
Gallatin M 20-29
Gallatin F 20-29
Gallatin F 30-39
Gallatin M 70-79
Gallatin F 30-39
Gallatin F 20-29
Gallatin F 30-39
Gallatin M 20-29
Gallatin F 50-59
Gallatin F 20-29
Gallatin M 20-29
Gallatin M 20-29
Gallatin M 20-29
Gallatin M 60-69
Gallatin M 20-29
Garfield F 30-39
Jefferson F 50-59
Judith Basin M 80-89
Lewis and Clark F 50-59
Lewis and Clark F 20-29
Lewis and Clark M 20-29
Lewis and Clark M 50-59
Lewis and Clark F 50-59
Park F 40-49
Pondera M 0-9
Richland F 50-59
Richland F 80-89
Richland F 80-89
Rosebud M 30-39
Sheridan F 20-29
Silver Bow F 20-29
Stillwater F 20-29
Sweet Grass F 60-69
Yellowstone F 40-49
Yellowstone M 60-69
Yellowstone F 30-39
Yellowstone F 70-79
Yellowstone M 50-59
Yellowstone F 30-39
Yellowstone M 20-29
Yellowstone F 30-39
Yellowstone M 20-29
Yellowstone F 50-59
Yellowstone F 0-9
Yellowstone M 60-69
Yellowstone F 20-29
Yellowstone M 40-49
Yellowstone F 20-29
Yellowstone M 60-69
Yellowstone M 40-49
Yellowstone M 40-49
Yellowstone F 80-89
Yellowstone M 30-39
Yellowstone F 60-69
Yellowstone F 40-49
Yellowstone F 40-49
Yellowstone M 50-59
Yellowstone F 40-49
Yellowstone F 50-59
Yellowstone F 20-29

Cases By Day

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The cumulative number of COVID-19 cases in Montana now stands at 2,813. There have been 1,543 recoveries, and there are 52 people currently hospitalized.

The number of active cases across the state is now at 1,228. Yellowstone County has 482 active cases, and Lake County has 100 active cases. Big Horn County reports 99 active cases.

Active Cases

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The total number of tests has risen to 143,518, an increase of 2,516 during the previous 24-hour reporting period.

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(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.)

Gallatin County

664 Total Cases | 34 New Cases

Yellowstone County

756 Total Cases | 27 New Cases

Big Horn County

173 Total Cases | 15 New Cases

Flathead County

149 Total Cases | 6 New Cases

Lewis and Clark County

88 Total Cases | 5 New Cases

Richland County

37 Total Cases | 3 New Cases

Custer County

43 Total Cases | 2 New Cases

Beaverhead County

13 Total Cases | 1 New Cases

Carbon County

42 Total Cases | 1 New Cases

Garfield County

12 Total Cases | 1 New Cases

Jefferson County

17 Total Cases | 1 New Cases

Judith Basin County

1 Total Cases | 1 New Cases

Park County

33 Total Cases | 1 New Cases

Pondera County

8 Total Cases | 1 New Cases

Rosebud County

17 Total Cases | 1 New Cases

Sheridan County

3 Total Cases | 1 New Cases

Silver Bow County

31 Total Cases | 1 New Cases

Stillwater County

15 Total Cases | 1 New Cases

Sweet Grass County

4 Total Cases | 1 New Cases

Blaine County

6 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Broadwater County

9 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Cascade County

81 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Chouteau County

3 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

Glacier County

35 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Golden Valley County

3 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Granite County

6 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Hill County

34 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Lake County

116 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Liberty County

1 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Lincoln County

48 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Madison County

47 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

McCone County

1 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Meagher County

4 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Missoula County

169 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Musselshell County

1 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Ravalli County

51 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Roosevelt County

8 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Sanders County

5 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

7 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Wheatland County

2 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Wibaux County

1 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

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