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Montana COVID-19 cases (4/07/2020 )

Montana COVID-19 cases (4/07/2020 )
Posted at 10:49 AM, Apr 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-07 12:55:54-04

According to the Montana Response COVID-19 tracking map , Montana confirms 319 cases of COVID-19 as of Tuesday. The previously reported state total Monday afternoon was 319.

There have now been 27 hospitalizations of COVID-19 patients in Montana, and 51 recovered patients. The DPHHS public health lab in Helena has completed 6,985 tests for COVID-19. As of this morning, the official COVID-19 website for Montana will be updated just once per day, rather than twice. Updates will be posted at about 10 a.m. every day. Another change is that the website now includes the number of recovered COVID-19 patients in Montana.

Governor Steve Bullock plans to host a news conference on Tuesday at 2 p.m. An email from his office says that he plans to announce an extension of the "stay at home" order ; the original order was issued on March 26 and runs through Friday, April 10. He indicated last week that the extension will likely last through Friday, April 24.

Gallatin County now reports 119 cases, more than any other county in the state.

CORONAVIRUS INFORMATION AND RESOURCES FOR SW MONTANA

STAY AT HOME

As of March 28, Montana is under a statewide STAY-AT-HOME directive . The directive is currently in effect through Friday, April 10. In press conference Friday, Gov. Bullock said he expects he will likely extend the order and may officially do so early this week.

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