KALISPELL — Newly released numbers show that Flathead County has added 178 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases.
Numbers from the Flathead City-County Health Department also show that the number of active cases stands at 2,096.
The number of coronavirus cases confirmed stands at 7,263 including 5,128 and 39 COVID-19 related deaths.
There are 26 active hospitalizations being reported by FCCHD in the Friday update.
A closer look at the data shows that Kalispell has the highest number of active cases at 724 while Whitefish has 147 and Columbia Falls is showing 142 active COVID-19 cases.
The Flathead County Board of Health voted 4-to-4 on a proposal on Nov. 2 for increased restrictions on social gatherings meaning the measure did not pass.
Community spread of COVID-19 is still taking place, according to the local public health department.
Flathead County health officials are urging people to remain diligent with social distancing and strong hygiene as COVID-19 cases continue to rise.