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Montana adds 52 new COVID-19 cases (Monday, Sept. 7)

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Posted at 9:37 AM, Sep 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-07 11:37:24-04

Montana added 52 new COVID-19 cases to its total on the Montana Response COVID-19 tracking map on Sunday.

A complete list of new cases reported 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 8,316 cumulative cases statewide, with 6,246 people recovered.
  • HOSPITALIZATIONS: The state reports 156 active hospitalizations, 486 total hospitalizations.
  • ACTIVE CASES: The state reports there are currently 1,952 active COVID-19 cases in Montana.
  • TESTING: The number of tests increased by 5,099 over the previous 24-hour reporting period, for a new cumulative state-wide total of 267,125.
  • DEATHS: The cumulative number of deaths in Montana is at 118.

Big Horn County and Yellowstone County each reported a new death due to COVID-19 on Sunday.

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.

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

Total Confirmed, New Daily, ActiveCases by County

Yellowstone County Cases

2,305 Total | 21 New | 802 Active

Big Horn County Cases

732 Total | 5 New | 139 Active

Lincoln County Cases

98 Total | 5 New | 9 Active

Meagher County Cases

9 Total | 5 New | 5 Active

Rosebud County Cases

360 Total | 5 New | 223 Active

Flathead County Cases

686 Total | 2 New | 151 Active

Gallatin County Cases

1,113 Total | 2 New | 39 Active

Missoula County Cases

447 Total | 2 New | 38 Active

Glacier County Cases

144 Total | 1 New | 50 Active

Hill County Cases

99 Total | 1 New | 33 Active

Musselshell County Cases

20 Total | 1 New | 8 Active

Park County Cases

68 Total | 1 New | 4 Active

Stillwater County Cases

41 Total | 1 New | 9 Active