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145 new COVID-19 cases reported in Montana (Wed, July 15, 2020)

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Posted at 11:43 AM, Jul 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-15 13:43:17-04

Montana confirmed 145 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, July 15.

The state said 72 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Gallatin County, for a total of 489 cases.

The State of Montana officially counts 2,096 cumulative cases. Montana currently reports 1,147 active cases.

There are 37 active hospitalizations, with 915 people reported as recovered.

The state conducted 2,362 new tests for a total of 123,758 tests.

NOTE: 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

489 Total Cases | 72 New Cases

Yellowstone County

584 Total Cases | 27 New Cases

Flathead County

92 Total Cases | 8 New Cases

Garfield County

9 Total Cases | 8 New Cases

Big Horn County

128 Total Cases | 7 New Cases

Cascade County

56 Total Cases | 6 New Cases

Missoula County

130 Total Cases | 5 New Cases

Lewis and Clark County

59 Total Cases | 2 New Cases

Ravalli County

47 Total Cases | 2 New Cases

Richland County

32 Total Cases | 2 New Cases

Beaverhead County

6 Total Cases | 1 New Cases

Carbon County

35 Total Cases | 1 New Cases

Lake County

81 Total Cases | 1 New Cases

Madison County

34 Total Cases | 1 New Cases

Rosebud County

15 Total Cases | 1 New Cases

Sweet Grass County

1 Total Cases | 1 New Cases

Broadwater County

9 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Custer County

38 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Dawson County

8 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Deer Lodge County

6 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Fallon County

1 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Fergus County

2 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Glacier County

28 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Golden Valley County

3 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Granite County

6 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Hill County

14 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Jefferson County

12 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Liberty County

1 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Lincoln County

40 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Meagher County

4 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Musselshell County

1 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Park County

20 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Pondera County

2 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Roosevelt County

9 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Sanders County

3 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Sheridan County

2 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Silver Bow County

25 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Stillwater County

9 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

4 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Wheatland County

2 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Wibaux County

1 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

The state reported 34 deaths total in the state.

Two of the deaths occurred in Yellowstone County, according to a press release from RiverStone Health.
The two deaths are connected to the outbreak at the Canyon Creek Memory Care in Billings.
On Sunday, July 12, a woman in her 90s passed away in a Yellowstone County hospital. Also on Sunday, a woman in her 90s passed away at Canyon Creek. To protect the privacy of the women and their families, RiverStone Health will not release further information about the deaths, the press release states.
A total of seven COVID-19 related deaths have been associated with Canyon Creek Memory Care.

Ravalli County confirmed its first death due to COVID-19 on Friday, a woman in her 90s.

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