Montana: 3.9% of Active COVID-19 Cases are Hospitalized
The math is simple. Montana currently has 7,432 active COVID-19 cases, of which 291 are currently hospitalized.
The numbers and information in this article are from Monday, October 12th, 2020 and were gathered from the official State of Montana COVID-19 dashboard.
On a broader scale with a longer period of time: The current hospitalization rate is better than the OVERALL hospitalization rate. Of ALL the confirmed COVID-19 cases in Montana to date (19,125), 905 of them have been hospitalized. That is a 4.72% hospitalization rate overall.
Gallatin County specifically has 521 active COVID-19 cases as of Monday, October 12th, 2020. Thankfully, only 11 new cases have been reported in the last 24 hours. However, testing is usually quite light on Sundays, therefore you would expect fewer new cases reported.
FYI: The Bozeman drive-thru COVID-19 Test Sites are still for patients with an existing order from a provider. They are not simply "open for testing" for just anyone who wants a test.
- 4 days last week saw new daily cases of well over 600 for the state.
- 10/09/20 posted 721 new cases statewide
- 10/08/20 posted 713 new cases statewide
- 10/07/20 posted 623 new cases statewide
- 10/06/20 posted 732 new cases statewide
The GCCHD has a call center for information and resources relating to questions you may have about local COVID-19 issues. The COVID-19 call center is open 8 AM to 5 PM (MST) 7 days a week. You can call them at (406) 548-0123.
Bozeman Health also has a COVID-19 hotline: (406)414-2619. The Bozeman Health hotline hours are weekdays from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. and weekends from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.