The Gallatin City-County Health Department reported six additional COVID-19 related deaths on Tuesday. The new report brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths in Gallatin County to 36.

According to a press release from the health department, the people were

  • A woman in her 70s who died at a long-term care facility the week of Nov. 29
  • A man in his 80s who died at a hospital the week of Dec. 6
  • A man in his 80s who died at a hospital the week of Dec. 6
  • A woman in her 90s who died at home the week of Dec. 6
  • A woman in her 80s who died at a long-term care facility the week of Dec. 6
  • A woman in her 90s who died at a long-term care facility the week of Dec. 13

The Gallatin City-County Health Department received the official death certificates this week that showed their deaths were a result of COVID and other health conditions.

The Health Department is very saddened and sends our condolences to the families and friends of our neighbors who were lost. With the arrival of vaccines in Gallatin County, we have a lot of reasons to be hopeful. But now is not the time to let up. We need continued help from everyone to continue to curb COVID-19 in our community.

said Matt Kelley, Gallatin City-County Health Department Health Officer.

Data on statewide deaths reported by the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services can be found here.  Out of respect for the families, no further details will be released.

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