(Updated 10:20 a.m. MDT, 8/9/2020)
Montana added 64 new COVID-19 cases to its total on the Montana Response COVID-19 tracking map on Sunday.
According to Montana's Sunday morning update, 24 of those cases are in Yellowstone County; Gallatin County adds 9, and 7 new cases were reported in Big Horn County.
A complete list of new cases reported Sunday by county is below.
Note: Numbers reported by the state each day may differ from those reported by county public health departments due to periodic lag times in reporting data to the state. MTN News counts the updated data individual counties report throughout a given day.
- TOTAL CASES & RECOVERIES: Montana now reports 4,952 cumulative cases statewide, with 3,275 people recovered.
- HOSPITALIZATIONS: There are currently 83 patients hospitalized. There have been 272 hospitalizations due to COVID-19 since the pandemic began.
- ACTIVE CASES: The state reports there are currently 1,602 active COVID-19 cases in Montana.
- TESTING: The number of tests increased by 1,100 over the previous 24-hour reporting period, for a new cumulative state-wide total of 189,946.
- DEATHS: The cumulative number of deaths in Montana is now at 75.
Yellowstone County reported two further COVID-19 deaths on Saturday morning, and one additional death was reported in Big Horn County.
Cascade County confirmed its fourth death due to COVID-19 on Friday; the first COVID-19 death in Stillwater County was also reported on Friday.
Governor Steve Bullock announced a statewide directive requiring face coverings/masks in Montana on July 15. The directive applies to counties that have four or more active cases of COVID-19.
Counties with More Than Four Active Cases (Sunday, Aug. 9)
The directive requires that masks be used in most indoor settings and where social distancing cannot be maintained. Bullock said businesses will have the right to deny entry of anyone not wearing a mask.
Click here to read the full text of the face-covering/mask directive.
Counties Reporting New Cases (Sunday, Aug. 9)
Yellowstone County Cases
1,285 Total | 24 New | 559 Active
Gallatin County Cases
939 Total | 9 New | 66 Active
Big Horn County Cases
428 Total | 7 New | 276 Active
Fergus County Cases
13 Total | 4 New | 6 Active
Glacier County Cases
74 Total | 3 New | 22 Active
Silver Bow County Cases
88 Total | 3 New | 54 Active
Beaverhead County Cases
64 Total | 2 New | 23 Active
Cascade County Cases
166 Total | 2 New | 54 Active
Lewis and Clark County Cases
158 Total | 2 New | 56 Active
Broadwater County Cases
12 Total | 1 New | 1 Active
Carbon County Cases
69 Total | 1 New | 13 Active
Lake County Cases
180 Total | 1 New | 26 Active
Lincoln County Cases
77 Total | 1 New | 12 Active
Missoula County Cases
329 Total | 1 New | 92 Active
Ravalli County Cases
83 Total | 1 New | 12 Active
Rosebud County Cases
34 Total | 1 New | 14 Active
Valley County Cases
15 Total | 1 New | 4 Active
New COVID-19 Cases by County, Gender, Age
|Lewis and Clark||F||30-39|
|Lewis and Clark||M||20-29|