The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services reported 146 new positive tests for COVID-19 Saturday in the state. The September 5th figures also show 151 people hospitalized from 1,825 active cases. So far, 116 deaths due to COVID-19 have been reported in Montana.

By Counties, the positive tests were: Deer Lodge 23, Flathead 15, Big Horn 14, Roosevelt 10, Cascade 9, Rosebud 9, Yellowstone 9, Gallatin 8, Lake 5, Missoula 5, Silver Bow 5, Richland 4, Sweet Grass 4, Fergus 3, Glacier 3, Musselshell 3, Carbon 2, Custer 2, Garfield 2, Hill 2, Toole 2 and 1 each in Beaverhead, Dawson, Granite, Lewis & Clark, Lincoln, Park and Sanders Counties.

Reminders from public health officials - if you feel sick, stay home. If you have symptoms of COVID-19. call your health provider. If you think you have been exposed to someone with the virus, self-quarantine and call public health or your health provider for more guidance.