Gallatin County has seen a rise in confirmed COVID-19 cases in the past week. After going nearly three weeks without a single case. Now, the number of confirmed active cases has increased to 13.

On Thursday, June 4, Gallatin County health officials announced six new confirmed cases of COVID-19 . That number is in addition to two cases reported to the public on Wednesday.

Gallatin County has a cumulative total of 163 cases. There are 13 confirmed active cases. There have been a total of 149 people recovered in Gallatin County. One person has died from COVID-19 complications.

According to health officials, the new cases are located in various locations across Gallatin County.

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Gallatin City-County Health Officer Matt Kelley will be holding a press conference today (June 4) at 2:00 p.m. to give an update on COVID-19 in Gallatin County. It will be live streamed on Facebook.

As the phased reopening of Montana continues, it’s important to remember that the virus is still present in Gallatin County.

Please remember these important guidelines to keep yourself, your family and your communities safe during reopening:

  • Continue to practice good hygiene, and stay vigilant with hand washing and disinfecting frequently touched surfaces.
  • Consider using cloth face coverings while in public, especially in situations where physical distancing may be difficult.
  • If you are sick, stay at home and contact a medical provider.

More local data can be found here. The dashboard is updated by 12:00 p.m. daily.

Please note: the Gallatin City-County Health Department calculates the recovered case number as the number of total cases minus any active cases, current hospitalizations and deaths.

Local data on active cases may differ from the state map as the state map is only updated once daily and calculates active cases differently.

The information in this article was provided by the Gallatin City-County Health Department.