Montana reports 121 schools with COVID cases

Montana reports 121 schools with COVID cases
Posted at 9:33 AM, Sep 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-24 11:33:17-04

Montana health officials reported Wednesday 121 schools with COVID-19 cases, about double the amount reported the previous week.

The report, which included cases counted through Friday, showed 154 students and 42 staff members had tested positive for the virus. Another 170 are categorized as "under investigation."

The report showed 74 cases in elementary schools (57 students, 17 teachers), 37 in middle schools (31 students and 6 teachers) and 85 in high schools (66 students and 19 students).

The total number of cases in universities is 204, but the state report does not indicate the number of students or staff.

In Yellowstone County, 31 schools have cases reported within the last 14 days. Four other schools had cases that were reported more than 14 days ago. Another 45 cases remain under investigation.

Read the full report here.

Here's a list of all schools in Yellowstone County with a positive COVID test within the last 14 days:

Arrowhead Elementary
Beartooth Elementary
Billings Christian Elementary
Billings Public school
Billings West High School High
Bitter root Elementary Elementary
Blue Creek Elementary School Elementary
Castlerock Middle School Middle
Central Heights Elementary School Elementary 1
Cornerstone Christian Elementary
Elder Grove Middle School Middle
Elysian Elementary Elementary
Huntley Project Elementary School Elementary
Lewis and Clark Middle School Middle
Lockwood Elementary School Elementary
MSU-Billings University
Meadow Lark Elementary Elementary
Miles Ave Elementary School Elementary
Poly Drive Elementary School Elementary
Ponderosa Elementary School Elementary
Riverside Middle Middle
Rocky Mountain College University
Senior High School High
Shepherd High School High
Skyview High School High
St Francis
Washington Elementary Elementary
West Elementary Laurel Elementary
West High School High
Will James Middle School Middle
Yellowstone Christian College University