State & Local Coronavirus Summary
As of Tuesday, January 12:
- Yellowstone County has 47 new cases, 1,094 active cases, and 14,518 total cases of COVID-19 – find data for other counties here.
- Yellowstone County currently accounts for 17% of the total cases in Montana.
- Persons ages 20-39 are contracting COVID-19 most frequently, comprising 34% of cases in Montana.
- Montana ranks 20th in a state by state comparison of 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 December 11, 2020.
- Across Montana, there have been 4,260 COVID-19 cases associated with K-12 schools.
- Within Yellowstone County, 60 schools have reported COVID-19 activity and there have been 282 total cases within those schools.
- The colleges and universities in Billings report a total of 139 associated cases, with the breakdown by institution as follows: Montana State University Billings (58), Rocky Mountain College (71), and Yellowstone Christian College (10).
- For Billings Public School District 2, cases are summarized as follows:
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 25, 2020.
- 12,020 cases in Montana have been linked to congregate setting
- There have been 377 deaths associated with congregate settings
- 41% 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