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Montana reports 20th COVID-19 death, 18 new cases (Wednesday, June 17)

Posted at 2:20 PM, Jun 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-17 16:20:18-04

Montana state health officials reported 18 new COVID-19 cases across eight counties on Wednesday, according to the Montana Response COVID-19 tracking map.

The state also reported the 20th death related to the coronavirus. Big Horn County officials announced the death of a woman in her 30s on Tuesday.

Six of the new cases were reported in Custer County. That county now has a total of 19 active cases, the highest number in the state.

Gallatin County added three new cases pushing the number of active cases there to eight. Big Horn County added two new cases and now has 12 active cases. Flathead County also added two new cases and now has four active cases.

Missoula County added two new cases and now has five active cases. Carbon County, Cascade County and Ravalli County each added one new case.

Age and Gender of New Cases

Big HornF20-2906/16/2020
Big HornF30-3906/16/2020
CarbonM20-2906/16/2020
CascadeM60-6906/16/2020
CusterF40-4906/16/2020
CusterF10-1906/16/2020
CusterM10-1906/16/2020
CusterM40-4906/16/2020
CusterF40-4906/16/2020
CusterM20-2906/16/2020
FlatheadM30-3906/16/2020
FlatheadM40-4906/16/2020
GallatinM20-2906/16/2020
GallatinM40-4906/16/2020
GallatinF30-3906/16/2020
MissoulaF30-3906/16/2020
MissoulaF20-2906/16/2020
RavalliF20-2906/16/2020

State health officials report 630 total cumulative number of cases. MTN is reporting one fewer total case and one fewer recovered case due to a case in Jefferson County that local health authorities report involved a patient who was not in the state.

A total of 538 people have recovered from the virus, and the state reports 72 active cases statewide. Five people are currently hospitalized.

A total of 65,515 tests have been performed, an increase of 1,938 tests since the previous 24-hour reporting period.

Cases by Day

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Total Confirmed Cases and New Daily Cases by County

Custer County

19 Total Cases | 6 New Cases

Gallatin County

191 Total Cases | 3 New Cases

Big Horn County

49 Total Cases | 2 New Cases

Flathead County

41 Total Cases | 2 New Cases

Missoula County

44 Total Cases | 2 New Cases

Carbon County

7 Total Cases | 1 New Cases

Cascade County

20 Total Cases | 1 New Cases

Ravalli County

17 Total Cases | 1 New Cases

Beaverhead County

1 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Broadwater County

4 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Deer Lodge County

3 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Glacier County

6 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Golden Valley County

3 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Hill County

1 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Jefferson County

3 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Lake County

9 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Lewis and Clark County

20 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Liberty County

1 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Lincoln County

7 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Madison County

8 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Meagher County

1 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Musselshell County

1 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Park County

8 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Pondera County

2 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Richland County

3 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Roosevelt County

7 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Rosebud County

1 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Silver Bow County

11 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Stillwater County

3 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Toole County

29 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Wheatland County

1 Total Cases | 0 New Cases

Yellowstone County

109 Total Cases | 0 New Cases