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Montana jumps to 45 COVID-19 cases, most still in Gallatin County

Posted: 4:26 PM, Mar 23, 2020
Updated: 2020-03-23 19:08:36-04
Montana jumps to 45 COVID-19 cases, most still in Gallatin County

Updated, 5:10 p.m. MDT, March 23, 2020

As of Monday afternoon, Montana confirms 45 cases of COVID-19 in the state, up from 34 on Sunday.

Gallatin County continues to see the most cases, jumping from 10 to 16. The new cases are:

  • Male, aged 10 - 19
  • Female, aged 10 - 19
  • A man in his 30s
  • A woman in her 40s
  • A woman in her 50s
  • A man in his 60s

Yellowstone County added one new case, bringing its total to 7. The new case is a man in his 80s.

Four cases are now confirmed in Flathead County, up from two. The two new cases are a woman in her 30s and a man in his 50s.

Missoula County stands at 6 cases, adding two from the last update. Missoula's two new cases are a man and woman, both in their 60s.

Other Montana counties with confirmed cases are as follows:

  • Cascade: 3
  • Lewis & Clark: 3
  • Silver Bow: 2
  • Madison: 1
  • Ravalli: 1
  • Broadwater: 1
  • Roosevelt: 1

As of Monday afternoon, the DPHHS public health lab in Helena has completed 1,688 tests for COVID-19.

Officials in Montana are keeping a list of confirmed cases in the Treasure State on an updated map and website .

There have not been any deaths in Montana attributed to COVID-19 at this point.