State & Local Coronavirus Summary
As of Friday July 30:
- Yellowstone County has 31 new cases, 185 active cases, and 18,506 total cases of COVID-19 – find data for other counties here.
- Yellowstone County currently accounts for 16% of the total cases in Montana.
- Persons ages 20-39 are contracting COVID-19 most frequently, comprising 35% of cases in Montana. Confirmed cases and deaths can be found in the figures below.
The CDC reports an average of 93.6 cases per 100,000 residents for the state of Montana in the last seven days, and the level of community transmission has been deemed substantial. The statewide status of cases is summarized in the table below. Montana ranks 28th within a state by state comparison of the number of cases per 100,000 individuals.
The trendline below captures the movement of confirmed cases and deaths throughout the state since Montana's first confirmed coronavirus case on March 11th, 2020. Notable daily spikes in cases occurred on October 22nd (1,608 cases), November 14th (1,642 cases), November 20th (1,475 cases), and December 4th (1,314 cases). Historic case and death data is provided by the CDC Case Task Force.
The following data, and more information about COVID-19 cases in schools, can be found on the State of Montana’s Coronavirus website and on the Billings Public Schools website. Data relevant to May 20, 2021.
- Across Montana, there have been 8,673 COVID-19 cases associated with K-12 schools.
- Within Yellowstone County, 70 schools have reported COVID-19 activity and there have been 1,223 total cases within those schools.
- The colleges and universities in Billings report a total of 293 associated cases, with the breakdown by institution as follows: Montana State University Billings (158), Rocky Mountain College (125), and Yellowstone Christian College (10).
- The cases for School District 2 are summarized to the right:
The following data depicts case counts for congregate settings in Montana. The CDC defines congregate settings as places where peoples "often gather together closely for social, leisure, and recreational activities, shared dining, and/or use of shared equipment, such as kitchen appliances, laundry facilities, stairwells, and elevators." Data relevant to July 2, 2021.
- 19,160 cases in Montana have been linked to congregate settings
- There have been 501 deaths associated with congregate settings
- 31% of all COVID-19 deaths in Montana are attributed to congregate settings
For more data on congregate setting case counts for Montana, visit the DPHHS COVID-19 EPI Profile Page