11th Covid-19 death reported in Montana

Posted at 11:27 AM, Apr 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-20 13:27:35-04

As of Monday morning (April 20), there have been a total of 433 confirmed cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in Montana; there have no new cases since Sunday.

  • There have been eleven deaths to date. There have been five deaths in Toole County, and one each in Lincoln County, Madison County, Missoula County, Flathead County, Cascade County, and Yellowstone County. The official state website has not yet been updated to reflect the 11th death.
  • There have now been 57 hospitalizations to date of COVID-19 patients in Montana; 19 of those are considered "active (current) hospitalizations."
  • There have been a total of 243 recovered patients to date. The number of recoveries by county has not been released at this point.
  • The DPHHS public health lab has completed 11,051 tests for COVID-19, including 153 tests since Sunday's update.

Click here to see the current total of confirmed cases by county.

Governor Steve Bullock today issued the following statement regarding the death of a Montanan due to COVID-19, marking the 11th in the state.

“As we continue to learn more about how this virus can impact a rural community, I’m grateful for the dedicated health care workers serving on the frontline and encourage all Montanans to continue doing everything they can to stop this virus. My family is with the family of this Montanan and the Toole County community.”

Notification of the death was provided by the Toole County Health Department.