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COVID-19 in Montana (Saturday August 29)

187 new cases and four new deaths
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Posted at 11:01 AM, Aug 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-30 12:46:48-04
GREAT FALLS —

There were 187 new cases added to the total on the Montana Response COVID-19 tracking map on Saturday morning, and four new deaths reported. Yellowstone County reported the most new cases with 54, followed by Flathead County with 28 and Rosebud County with 27. Gallatin County added 18 cases, and Cascade County reported 15 new cases.

The Flathead City-County Health Department reports all four of the deaths are associated with a recent COVID outbreak in a long term care facility. The total number of deaths associated with the facility is now five; click here for more information.

The data below is from the official Montana website on August 29:

  • TOTAL CASES & RECOVERIES: Montana now reports 7,251 cumulative cases statewide, with 5,278 people recovered.
  • HOSPITALIZATIONS: There are 128 patients hospitalized, an increase of seven from yesterday, and a total of 429 hospitalizations since the pandemic began.
  • ACTIVE CASES: The state reports there are currently 1,869 active COVID-19 cases in Montana, an increase of 78 since yesterday's report.
  • DEATHS: The cumulative number of deaths attributed to COVID-19 in Montana is 104; four new deaths were reported in the last 24 hours.
  • TESTING: The number of tests increased by 2,506 over the previous 24-hour reporting period, for a new cumulative state-wide total of 245,381.

The four counties in the KRTV viewing area with the most (cumulative) cases are Cascade, Lewis & Clark, Glacier, and Phillips.

  • CASCADE COUNTY: There have been 280 confirmed cases in Cascade County, an increase of 15 since yesterday. Of those, 161 have recovered, 114 are currently active, and five have died.
  • LEWIS & CLARK COUNTY: There have been 196 confirmed cases in Lewis & Clark County, an increase of one since yesterday. Of those, 154 have recovered, 40 are currently active, and two have died.
  • GLACIER COUNTY: There have been 135 confirmed cases in Glacier County. Of those, 93 recovered, 41 are currently active, and one has died.
  • PHILLIPS COUNTY: There have been 110 confirmed cases in Phillips County. Of those, 105 have recovered, five are currently active, and there have been no deaths.

The City-County Health Department in Great Falls provided the following age/gender information on 14 of the 15 new cases reported in Cascade County: one is a male under the age of 19; one man in his 20s; five men in their 30s; one man in his 40s; two women in their 40s; three men in their 50s; and one man in his 60s.

Numbers reported by the state each day occasionally differ from those reported by county public health departments due to periodic lag times in reporting data to the state. We encourage people to check the official website and/or Facebook page of their respective county health department for any updates that are not yet included in the state's daily updates.



COUNTIES REPORTING NEW CASES
Yellowstone County Cases
2,012 Total | 54 New | 908 Active

Flathead County Cases
585 Total | 28 New | 153 Active

Rosebud County Cases
232 Total | 27 New | 206 Active

Big Horn County Cases
652 Total | 22 New | 121 Active

Gallatin County Cases
1,069 Total | 18 New | 52 Active

Cascade County Cases
280 Total | 15 New | 114 Active

Missoula County Cases
431 Total | 4 New | 49 Active

Lake County Cases
202 Total | 3 New | 14 Active

Ravalli County Cases
107 Total | 3 New | 13 Active

Hill County Cases
81 Total | 2 New | 33 Active

McCone County Cases
11 Total | 2 New | 4 Active

Sweet Grass County Cases
12 Total | 2 New | 6 Active

Dawson County Cases
40 Total | 1 New | 10 Active

Granite County Cases
19 Total | 1 New | 1 Active

Jefferson County Cases
39 Total | 1 New | 7 Active

Lewis & Clark County Cases
196 Total | 1 New | 40 Active

Musselshell County Cases
10 Total | 1 New | 3 Active

Richland County Cases
58 Total | 1 New | 2 Active

Valley County Cases
40 Total | 1 New | 3 Active

COUNTIES WITH NO NEW CASES
Beaverhead County Cases
70 Total | 0 New | 1 Active

Blaine County Cases
15 Total | 0 New | 0 Active

Broadwater County Cases
16 Total | 0 New | 2 Active

Carbon County Cases
86 Total | 0 New | 5 Active

Chouteau County Cases
10 Total | 0 New | 0 Active

Custer County Cases
66 Total | 0 New | 4 Active

Daniels County Cases
3 Total | 0 New | 0 Active

Deer Lodge County Cases
33 Total | 0 New | 2 Active

Fallon County Cases
2 Total | 0 New | 0 Active

Fergus County Cases
31 Total | 0 New | 6 Active

Garfield County Cases
13 Total | 0 New | 1 Active

Glacier County Cases
135 Total | 0 New | 41 Active

Golden Valley County Cases
3 Total | 0 New | 0 Active

Judith Basin County Cases
6 Total | 0 New | 2 Active

Liberty County Cases
5 Total | 0 New | 4 Active

Lincoln County Cases
89 Total | 0 New | 8 Active

Madison County Cases
92 Total | 0 New | 2 Active

Meagher County Cases
4 Total | 0 New | 0 Active

Mineral County Cases
2 Total | 0 New | 0 Active

Park County Cases
63 Total | 0 New | 0 Active

Phillips County Cases
110 Total | 0 New | 5 Active

Pondera County Cases
15 Total | 0 New | 4 Active

Powder River County Cases
2 Total | 0 New | 0 Active

Powell County Cases
10 Total | 0 New | 8 Active

Prairie County Cases
1 Total | 0 New | 0 Active

Roosevelt County Cases
34 Total | 0 New | 5 Active

Sanders County Cases
31 Total | 0 New | 10 Active

Sheridan County Cases
5 Total | 0 New | 0 Active

Silver Bow County Cases
111 Total | 0 New | 6 Active

Stillwater County Cases
36 Total | 0 New | 10 Active

Teton County Cases
18 Total | 0 New | 2 Active

Toole County Cases
47 Total | 0 New | 0 Active

Treasure County Cases
3 Total | 0 New | 1 Active

Wheatland County Cases
3 Total | 0 New | 0 Active

Wibaux County Cases
5 Total | 0 New | 1 Active