State & Local Coronavirus Summary
As of Friday, May 20th:
- Yellowstone County has 116 new cases this week, 187 active cases, and 43,215 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 34% of cases in Montana. Confirmed cases and deaths can be found in the figures below.
Need a COVID-19 Test? RiverStone Health has provided a list of all testing sites within Yellowstone County. You can also order 2 shipments of 4 free at-home tests for your household from the government to be shipped to your home address. Please report all positive at-home tests to RiverStone Health.
- Montana Case Status
- Montana Trendline
- County Transmission Levels
- COVID-19 in Schools
- Congregate Setting Data
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 within the past year occurred on October 25th, 2021 (1,414 cases), January 18th, 2022 (3,910 cases), January 24th, 2022 (5,001 cases), February 4th, 2022 (4,423 cases), and February 22nd, 2022 (1,636 cases). Historic case and death data is provided by the CDC Case Task Force. Starting the week ending in May 13th, 2022, Montana will update cases as weekly totals.
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 for the 2021-2022 school year as of March 26, 2022.
- Within Yellowstone County, 70 schools have reported COVID-19 activity and there have been 3,158 total cases within those schools.
- The trendline below captures the number of new cases each week for School District 2 by school type:
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 December 31, 2021.
- 29,377 cases in Montana have been linked to congregate settings
For more data on congregate setting case counts for Montana, visit the DPHHS COVID-19 EPI Profile Page