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Montana reports 56 new COVID-19 cases

New single day high for cases in Montana
Montana reports 56 new COVID-19 cases, 100 active hospitalizations
Posted at 10:41 AM, Jun 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-29 16:05:25-04

According to the Montana Response COVID-19 tracking map, Montana added 56 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, setting a new single day record for infections.

Updates from local county offices raised the total number of active cases Monday afternoon to 293, and the overall total to 925.

Thirteen people are currently hospitalized by the virus.

Thirteen counties reported new cases. Both Gallatin County and Yellowstone County saw double digit increases.

Since Sunday, the state reported 6,479 new tests completed. That raised the total number of tests counted in the state to 88,743. According to data on the map, 610 people are considered recovered.

The previous single day high for cases was on March 26 and June 24, when the state reported 35 cases on each of those days.

MTN data may vary slightly from numbers on the State of Montana's website. MTN works to report the most recent real time data from local county health offices which may be updated at different times from the State of Montana's numbers.

This story will be updated.

***A previous version of this story incorrectly reported the 100 active hospitalizations, there are 100 total hospitalizations since March***
***This article was updated at 1:15 p.m. to reflect new numbers from local county offices.***

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