Updated 7:58 p.m. MDT, April 4, 2020
According to the Montana Response COVID-19 tracking map, Montana confirms 265 cases of COVID-19 as of Saturday morning. The previously reported state total Friday afternoon was 262.
Beaverhead County reports its first case,
Gallatin County remains unchanged at 101 cases, still the most of any county in Montana. Gallatin City-County Health Officer Matt Kelley said in a press conference Friday that of the two Gallatin County cases that were hospitalized, one has been released.
There have been 5 deaths in Montana due to COVID-19.
As of Thursday afternoon, the Montana Department of Health and Human Services has completed 6,177 tests for COVID-19.
Governor Steve Bullock said on Tuesday afternoon that 32 patients in Montana have recovered. No new numbers for recoveries have been released since then. There have now been 24 hospitalizations of COVID-19 patients in Montana.
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 next week.
- What are ESSENTIAL BUSINESSES?
- Bullock designates childcare centers essential businesses
- Bullock announces food security measures for Montana families
- Travelers arriving in Montana from out of state must SELF-QUARANTINE for 14 days
- Landlords cannot evict for non-payment of rent during stay-at-home order
- Bullock: Stay-at-home order, school closures likely to continue past April 10
Restaurants can offer take-out and delivery options during the state of emergency. Dine-in service is prohibited.
- Bozeman-area Restaurants Open for Business
- Butte-area restaurants beef up take-out options
- See what businesses and organizations across Montana are doing to help limit the spread of COVID-19
Stories to brighten spirits and bring hope
- Bozeman teens pitch in to help with the Civil Air Patrol
- 95-year-old Butte woman in self-quarantine gets birthday parade from friends and loved ones
- Bozeman florist launches 'Kindness Blooms' project
- 'Through their windows:' Bozeman girls start writing notes to each other from house to house
- WWII veteran recovers from COVID-19 in time to celebrate 104th birthday
WHERE TO GET HELP