MISSOULA — The number of active COVID-19 cases is continuing to drop in Missoula County.
Missoula City-County Health Department (MCCHD) data shows 172 active and 27 cases are being reported Thursday.
There were 20 new and 208 active COVID-19 cases reported by MCCHD on Wednesday.
Two of the new and three of the active cases are associated with the University of Montana.
A total of 27,058 COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in Missoula County including 26,685 recoveries and 201 deaths.
The number of COVID-19 related hospitalizations has dropped from nine on Wednesday to eight and includes four county residents.
The county's COVID-19 test positivity rate remains at 7.52% and the seven-day case average per 100,000 people remains at 19.
The Montana COVID-19 state tracking map shows 76,117 Missoula County residents are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 representing 66% of the eligible population.
The latest Missoula County COVID-19 vaccine information can be found online or by calling 406-258-4636.
The MCCHD vaccine clinic will be moving to the health department's main offices on West Alder Street beginning on March 7.