14 new virus cases, state says
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Montana reported 14 new cases of the coronavirus Thursday, the highest single-day increase since April 9, according to the state of Montana.
The state has reported 539 total confirmed cases during the pandemic, 55 of which are currently active.
There have been 68 total reported hospitalizations in Montana due to the coronavirus, according to the state, one of which is active. There have been 17 reported deaths due to the coronavirus in Montana thus far.
Eight of the new cases are in Gallatin County, five are in Big Horn County and one is in Yellowstone County.
Gov. Steve Bullock said at a press conference Monday the state had identified two clusters, one in Yellowstone County and one in Big Horn County, that had accounted for a recent uptick in cases.
Montana moved into phase two of Bullock’s reopening plan Monday.
Park County has reported eight total cases, all of which have recovered.