The Gallatin City-County Health Department confirmed that a Gallatin County resident has passed away from complications due to COVID-19.
The person was a woman in her 90s who passed away on Oct. 16 at her residence in a long-term care facility following a hospitalization. This is the sixth death in Gallatin County related to COVID-19.
This death is in addition to the 241 total statewide deaths reported yesterday by the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services.
“We send our condolences to the family and friends of this Gallatin County resident,” said Matt Kelley, Gallatin City-County Health Department Health Officer. “We continue working to prevent additional illness and deaths in Gallatin County, but we can’t do it alone. We need everyone to take simple measures to help us slow the spread of COVID-19 in our communities. This is a team effort.”
Out of respect for the family, no further details will be released.
The Gallatin City-County Health Department Call Center is open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to answer questions about COVID-19. Reach the Call Center by phone at 406-548-0123 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.