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COVID-19 in Montana: # of Cases and Age Ranges

COVID-19 in Montana: # of Cases and Age Ranges
COVID-19 in Montana: # of Cases and Age Ranges
COVID-19 in Montana: # of Cases and Age Ranges
Posted at 10:55 AM, Apr 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-29 19:29:10-04

As of Wednesday morning (April 29), there have been a total of 451 confirmed cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in Montana, with no new cases reported since Tuesday. One new death was reported; the person was a Yellowstone County resident. No other details have been released.

  • There have been a total of 382 recovered patients to date. The number of recoveries by county has not been released at this point.
  • There have been 16 deaths in Montana to date. There have been six deaths in Toole County, two in Cascade County, two in Flathead County, two in Yellowstone County, and one each in Lincoln County, Madison County, Missoula County, and Gallatin County.
  • There have now been 61 hospitalizations to date of COVID-19 patients in Montana; 5 of those are "active (current) hospitalizations."
  • The DPHHS public health lab has completed 13,528 tests for COVID-19, including 337 tests since Tuesday's update.
  • Click here to see the current total of confirmed and active cases by county

PHASED RE-OPENING: Governor Steve Bullock announced last Wednesday a three-phase plan to "re-open" Montana, as closures and restrictions aimed at slowing the spread of COVID-19 will be gradually rescinded. Among the highlights of the plan:

  • The "stay at home order" expired on Sunday, April 26, for individuals and Monday, April 27, for businesses. Retail businesses can become operational beginning on April 27 if they can adhere to requirements to limit capacity and maintain strict physical distancing.
  • The "stay at home order" expired on Sunday, April 26, for individuals and Monday, April 27, for businesses. Retail businesses can become operational beginning on April 27 if they can adhere to requirements to limit capacity and maintain strict physical distancing.
  • Businesses where groups gather without the ability to social distance including movie theaters, gyms, and other places of assembly remain closed.
  • Places of worship were allowed to re-open on Sunday, April 26 in a manner consistent with social distancing between people who are not members of the same household.

The above is just a brief summary of key points; click here for more details of the "Re-opening The Big Sky" plan .

The Montana Department of Public Health & Human Services provided information about the age ranges of the confirmed COVID-19 cases, current as of April 29:
Ages 0-9: 2
Ages 10-19: 13
Ages 20-29: 89
Ages 30-39: 74
Ages 40-49: 65
Ages 50-59: 83
Ages 60-69: 73
Ages 70-79: 35
Ages 80-89: 14
Ages 90-99: 3

Data below is as of Wednesday, April 29:

County # of Cases# of DeathsCommunity Spread
Beaverhead1
Big Horn3
Broadwater4
Carbon6
Cascade152
Deer Lodge3
Flathead372Yes
Gallatin1461Yes
Glacier6
Golden Valley3
Hill1
Jefferson2
Lake5
Lewis & Clark16Yes
Liberty1
Lincoln71
Madison81
Meagher1
Missoula391Yes
Musselshell1
Park7
Pondera2
Ravalli5
Richland3
Roosevelt7
Silver Bow11
Stillwater1
Toole296
Wheatland1
Yellowstone802Yes
Total45116