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Montana COVID-19 update: 1,326 new cases

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Posted at 10:21 AM, Sep 22, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-22 12:46:06-04

HELENA — There were 1,326 new COVID cases reported in Montana on Wednesday, with a current total of 10,296 active cases in the state, according to the Montana Department of Public Health & Human Services (DPHHS).

Information from DPHHS at this point does not include data on whether new cases occurred among vaccinated or unvaccinated people.

The number of Montanans who have died due to COVID is now 1,914, an increase of 13 since the total reported on Tuesday, according to DPHHS.

The number of people currently hospitalized due to COVID is 395, an increase of 18 since Tuesday. The cumulative number of hospitalizations in Montana due to the virus is 7,193.

An estimated 52% of eligible residents are now vaccinated, with 481,526 Montanans now considered fully vaccinated. If you want to get vaccinated, contact your county health department, or click here.



Counties with the most new cases

  • Yellowstone County: 225 New, 2,305 Active
  • Cascade County: 132 New, 1,162 Active
  • Flathead County: 118 New, 1,118 Active
  • Missoula County: 105 New, 1,158 Active
  • Gallatin County: 99 New, 750 Active
  • Lewis and Clark County: 88 New, 596 Active
  • Lake County: 53 New, 249 Active
  • Carbon County: 47 New, 86 Active
  • Ravalli County: 44 New, 379 Active
  • Park County 38 New, 163 Active
  • Silver Bow County: 16 New, 199 Active


There have been 143,826 cumulative cases of COVID in Montana. The cumulative number of recoveries is now 131,616. There have been 6,390 COVID tests administered since Tuesday.

The information above is from the DPHHS website and is current as of Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021. The state website has county-specific data on vaccination rates, new/total cases, and more.



Cumulative, New Daily, Active Cases by County

  • Yellowstone County Cases: 22,939 Total | 225 New | 2,305 Active
  • Cascade County Cases: 12,553 Total | 132 New | 1,162 Active
  • Flathead County Cases: 16,489 Total | 118 New | 1,118 Active
  • Missoula County Cases: 12,781 Total | 105 New | 1,158 Active
  • Gallatin County Cases: 17,476 Total | 99 New | 750 Active
  • Lewis and Clark County Cases: 8,790 Total | 88 New | 596 Active
  • Lake County Cases: 2,943 Total | 53 New | 249 Active
  • Carbon County Cases: 1,130 Total | 47 New | 86 Active
  • Ravalli County Cases: 4,174 Total | 44 New | 379 Active
  • Park County Cases: 1,834 Total | 38 New | 163 Active
  • Sanders County Cases; 1,037 Total | 38 New | 157 Active
  • Hill County Cases: 2,658 Total | 32 New | 156 Active
  • Custer County Cases: 1,619 Total | 30 New | 162 Active
  • Lincoln County Cases: 2,678 Total | 25 New | 332 Active
  • Jefferson County Cases; 1,387 Total | 24 New | 78 Active
  • Beaverhead County Cases: 1,173 Total | 20 New | 108 Active
  • Glacier County Cases: 1,835 Total | 17 New | 94 Active
  • Silver Bow County Cases: 4,854 Total | 16 New | 199 Active
  • Teton County Cases: 679 Total | 14 New | 40 Active
  • Big Horn County Cases: 2,807 Total | 13 New | 63 Active
  • Mineral County Cases: 522 Total | 12 New | 49 Active
  • Wheatland County Cases: 240 Total | 11 New | 17 Active
  • Chouteau County Cases: 585 Total | 10 New | 14 Active
  • Fergus County Cases: 1,398 Total | 9 New | 41 Active
  • Madison County Cases: 1,019 Total | 9 New | 87 Active
  • Rosebud County Cases: 1,426 Total | 9 New | 61 Active
  • Deer Lodge County Cases: 1,390 Total | 8 New | 37 Active
  • Dawson County Cases: 1,323 Total | 6 New | 32 Active
  • Judith Basin County Cases: 121 Total | 6 New | 11 Active
  • Toole County Cases: 867 Total | 6 New | 24 Active
  • Broadwater County Cases: 665 Total | 5 New | 30 Active
  • Fallon County Cases: 401 Total | 5 New | 8 Active
  • Musselshell County Cases: 460 Total | 5 New | 21 Active
  • Blaine County Cases: 967 Total | 4 New | 36 Active
  • Pondera County Cases: 649 Total | 4 New | 35 Active
  • Powder River County Cases: 197 Total | 4 New | 9 Active
  • Sheridan County Cases: 466 Total | 4 New | 15 Active
  • Stillwater County Cases: 936 Total | 4 New | 103 Active
  • Daniels County Cases: 219 Total | 3 New | 5 Active
  • Liberty County Cases: 202 Total | 3 New | 37 Active
  • Meagher County Cases: 192 Total | 3 New | 15 Active
  • Roosevelt County Cases: 1,822 Total | 3 New | 28 Active
  • Granite County Cases: 290 Total | 2 New | 21 Active
  • Phillips County Cases: 597 Total | 2 New | 12 Active
  • Powell County Cases: 1,150 Total | 2 New | 42 Active
  • Richland County Cases: 1,484 Total | 2 New | 71 Active
  • Valley County Cases: 1,008 Total | 2 New | 38 Active
  • Carter County Cases: 168 Total | 1 New | 6 Active
  • Golden Valley County Cases: 66 Total | 1 New | 1 Active
  • McCone County Cases: 211 Total | 1 New | 3 Active
  • Sweet Grass County Cases: 479 Total | 1 New | 22 Active
  • Wibaux County Cases: 142 Total | 1 New | 5 Active


Gov. Greg Gianforte announced Tuesday he's sending 70 more Montana National Guard members to six hospitals statewide to help with their COVID-19 response.

The state received six formal requests from hospitals and granted all of them. Here's the breakdown:

The Guard members will support staffing with non-medical ICU assistance, environmental services, patient data entry, and COVID testing, according to the governor's office.