9/11/2020 Update on COVID-19 in Gallatin County

For immediate release: September 11, 2020

As of Friday, Sept. 11, 2020, at 12 p.m. Gallatin County has ten new confirmed cases of COVID-19, for a cumulative total of 1,169. There are 45 confirmed active cases and one current hospitalization. There have been a total of 1,120 people recovered in Gallatin County. Four people have died from COVID-19 complications.

Also on Friday, Gallatin City-County Health Department announced that a Gallatin County resident who had been diagnosed with COVID-19 passed away due to underlying health conditions. COVID-19 was determined to be a contributing factor in her death. The person was a female in her 90s who died in late August. Gallatin City-County Health Department received the official death certificate this week that attributed the death to significant underlying health conditions and listed COVID-19 as a significant contributing factor in her death.

“We send our deepest condolences to the family,” said Matt Kelley, Gallatin City-County Health Department Health Officer. “We ask that Gallatin County citizens continue taking measures and following guidelines to keep our community safe. The virus remains dangerous and is still in our community. We must stay vigilant to protect ourselves, our families, our friends, and our most vulnerable neighbors.”

Out of respect for the family, no further details will be released.

This is the fourth death in Gallatin County related to COVID-19, and will be included in tomorrow’s state update.

More data can be found on Gallatin City-County Health Department’s dashboard on our website here. This dashboard will be updated by 12 p.m. daily. Information on statewide cases continue to be found here

Weekly COVID-19 surveillance reports can be found here. New reports are released each Friday. You can find the Sept. 11 report here.

Please note that local data may differ from data about Gallatin County provided by the state as the Gallatin City-County Health Department may be alerted to additional cases before the state.

The Gallatin City-County Health Department Call Center is open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to answer questions about COVID-19. Reach the Call Center by phone at 406-548-0123 or email at callcenter@readygallatin.com.

The most accurate local source of information remains the GCCHD website.

A PDF version of this press release can be found here.

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