Missoula County reports 54 additional COVID-19 cases

916 active COVID-19 cases reported
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Posted at 11:11 AM, Dec 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-02 13:11:30-05

MISSOULA — The Missoula City-County Health Department (MCCHD) is reporting a total of 54 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases since the Monday update.

The total number of cases now stands at 4,795 cases including 3,836 recoveries and 43 COVID-19 related deaths.

There are currently 916 active cases, down from the 976 that were reported on Tuesday

Three of the newly confirmed COVID-19 cases as well as 41 of the currently active cases are associated with the University of Montana.

There are currently 36 active hospitalizations due to COVID-19, including 12 Missoula County residents.

The average of daily new cases per 100,000 has fallen from 59 reported on Monday to 53.

The MCCHD goal is to bring that number down to 25/100,000 people for two consecutive weeks or more.

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.