Missoula Co. confirms 108 weekend COVID-19 cases

Missoula Health Department
Posted at 9:59 AM, Jan 04, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-04 11:59:04-05

MISSOULA — The Missoula City-County Health Department (MCCHD) reports a total of 108 new COVID-19 cases have been confirmed since the Friday update.

MCCHD reports that 40 additional cases were reported on Saturday, 37 on Sunday, and 31 on Monday.

The number of active COVID-19 cases currently stands at 272. None of the active cases are associated with the University of Montana.

The number of COVID-19 cases has now risen to 6,495 including 6,169 recoveries and 54 COVID-19 related deaths.

The number of COVID-19 related hospitalizations was not available in the Monday update.

The average of daily new cases per 100,000 stands at 29. The MCCHD goal is to bring that number down to 25/100,000 people for two consecutive weeks or more.

Community Medical Center and St. Patrick Hospital began COVID-19 vaccine immunizations on Dec. 17.

MCCHD announced on Dec. 4 that the drive-thru COVID-19 testing center located on Flynn Lane is accepting weekend appointments.

The Missoula City-County Board of Health updated the local COVID-19 restrictions on Nov. 19.

Missoula County residents can call 406-258-INFO weekdays between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. to discuss COVID-19 information.

MCCHD has a website solely focused on COVID-19 information which can be found here.

The Missoula City-County Health Department may be alerted to additional cases before the Montana Department of Health and Human Services.