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Montana counts 147 COVID-19 cases as of Saturday afternoon, Gallatin County near 60

Montana jumps to at least 140 COVID-19 cases
Posted at 6:06 PM, Mar 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-28 20:06:25-04

Updated 4:45 p.m. MDT, March 28, 2020

According to the Montana Response COVID-19 tracking map , Montana confirms 147 cases of COVID-19 as of Saturday afternoon.

The previously reported total Saturday morning was 129.

Gallatin County continues to report the most cases, up to 57 Saturday afternoon. According to the Gallatitn City-County Health Department, none of the Gallatin County cases are hospitalized.

Total cases by county are:

Gallatin County - 57 Cases

Lewis and Clark County - 10 Cases
Missoula County - 9 Cases
Silver Bow County - 8 Cases
Cascade County - 7 Cases
Flathead County - 6 Cases
Toole County - 5 Cases
Madison County - 3 Cases
Broadwater County - 3 Cases
Lincoln County - 3 Cases
Park County - 2 Cases
Jefferson County - 2 Cases
Lake County - 2 Cases
Ravalli County - 1 Cases
Meagher County - 1 Cases
Roosevelt County - 1 Cases
Hill County - 1 Cases

As of Saturday afternoon, DPHHS has completed 3629 tests for COVID-19.

The tracking map now indicates 8 hospitalizations due to COVID-19

Gov. Steve Bullock confirmed the first death due to COVID-19 in Montana Thursday night. The person who died was confirmed as a 77-year old Lincoln County man on Friday.

No data has been provided yet about number of recovered cases.

Montana is currently under a "stay at home" order due to the coronavirus pandemic.