MISSOULA — The number of new and active COVID-19 cases has jumped in Missoula County.
An additional COVID-19 related death has also been confirmed in the county, bringing the total to 199.
Missoula City-County Health Department (MCCHD) data shows there are shows 438 new and 3,464 active cases being reported.
There were 210 additional and 3,230 active COVID-19 cases reported by MCCHD on Thursday.
Six of the new cases and 146 of the active cases — up from the 117 reported on Thursday — are associated with the University of Montana.
A total of 25,417 COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in Missoula County including 21,754 recoveries and 199 deaths.
There are 35 COVID-19 related hospitalizations being reported — down from the 38 on Thursday — including 18 county residents.
The county's COVID-19 test positivity rate remains at 29.32% while the seven-day case average per 100,000 people has fallen from 244 on Thursday to 219.
MCCHD previously noted that numbers above 25 are "highly concerning."
The Montana COVID-19 state tracking map shows 75,296 Missoula County residents are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 representing 65% of the eligible population.
The latest Missoula County COVID-19 vaccine information can be found online at https://www.missoulainfo.com/ or by calling 406-258-4636.