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MT now at 243 COVID-19 cases (Friday AM 4-3-2020)

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Posted at 7:59 AM, Apr 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-03 10:25:19-04

According to the Montana Response COVID-19 tracking map, Montana confirms 243 cases of COVID-19 as of Friday morning.

Initial reporting at 7:55 a.m. indicates only 2 new cases overnight.

Among the new cases reported since Thursday is a Glacier County woman. The Glacier County Health Department said on Thursday evening: "The individual is a female in her 40’s. Due to patient privacy rights, no other information will be released at this time."

(NOTE: This number may change due to counties reporting final numbers to the state.)

The previously reported total Thursday morning was 241.

Gallatin County reports the most cases at 93. The Gallatin City-County Health Department says two of those cases are hospitalized.

Total Cases by County
Gallatin County - 93 Cases
Yellowstone County - 36 Cases
Flathead County - 18 Cases
Missoula County - 17 Cases
Lewis and Clark County - 13 Cases
Silver Bow County - 11 Cases
Cascade County - 11 Cases
Madison County - 6 Cases
Park County - 6 Cases
Toole County - 6 Cases
Lincoln County - 6 Cases
Lake County - 4 Cases
Deer Lodge County - 3 Cases
Broadwater County - 3 Cases
Jefferson County - 2 Cases
Carbon County - 1 Cases
Ravalli County - 1 Cases
Musselshell County - 1 Cases
Meagher County - 1 Cases
Roosevelt County - 1 Cases
Hill County - 1 Cases
Liberty County - 1 Cases
Glacier County - 1 Cases

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 5,426 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.

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