Thursday marks another record for COVID-19 cases in Montana

Posted at 11:26 AM, Jul 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-02 13:26:53-04

According to the Montana Response COVID-19 tracking map, Montana set a new 24 hour COVID-19 case total, adding 67 cases.

That raises the total number of active cases in the state 379, and the overall total to 1,094.

Fourteen people are currently hospitalized by the virus.

Fifteen counties reported new cases. Both Missoula County and Yellowstone County saw double digit increases.

Since Wednesday, the state reported 1,819 new tests completed. That raised the total number of tests counted in the state to 95,149. According to data on the map, 693 people are considered recovered. Fourteen people are currently hospitalized by the virus.

The previous single day high of 56 cases was set on June 28.

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. County health departments have generally released information on new cases between 3:00 p.m and 10:00 p.m. daily.

Governor Bullock will address the rising case totals and unveil guidance for schools to reopen in the Fall at a 1:00 p.m. You will be able to watch the governor's address on your local MTN station

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