HELENA - There were 1,143 new COVID-19 cases reported Friday in Montana, with 11,821 total active cases in the state.
There were 7 new deaths reported, all since Oct. 9, 2021.
The total number of Montanans who have died due to COVID-19 is now 2,128, according to the Montana Department of Public Health & Human Services (DPHHS).
The new deaths were reported in these counties: one each in Phillips and Roosevelt; two in Madison; three in Yellowstone.
Information from DPHHS does not include data on whether new cases occurred among vaccinated or unvaccinated people.
The number of people currently hospitalized due to COVID-19 is 477. The cumulative number of hospitalizations in Montana due to the virus is 8,232.
Yellowstone County added the most new cases with 233, and there are 2,691 total active cases in the county. Flathead County saw the second-highest number of news cases with 177, with 1,225 active cases. Missoula County was the third highest with 117 new cases, with a total of 2,098 active cases.
Counties with the most new cases
- Yellowstone County Cases: 26,623 Total | 233 New | 2,691 Active
- Flathead County Cases: 18,435 Total | 177 New | 1,225 Active
- Missoula County Cases: 15,183 Total | 117 New | 2,098 Active
- Lewis and Clark County Cases: 10,234 Total | 96 New | 923 Active
- Gallatin County Cases: 19,349 Total | 83 New | 539 Active
- Cascade County Cases: 14,218 Total | 78 New | 1,187 Active
- Lake County Cases: 3,822 Total | 39 New | 266 Active
- Park County Cases: 2,085 Total | 25 New | 154 Active
- Ravalli County Cases: 4,812 Total | 25 New | 426 Active
- Lincoln County Cases: 3,182 Total | 23 New | 196 Active
There have been 164,669 cumulative cases of COVID-19 in Montana. The cumulative number of recoveries is now 150,720. There were 7,847 new COVID-19 tests administered since the last DPHHS report.
Fifty-four percent of eligible residents are now vaccinated, with 496,708 Montanans now considered fully vaccinated. The total number of doses administered is 1,047,680. If you want to get vaccinated, contact your county health department, or click here.
People can visit the DPHHS website at any time for current state data and county-specific information.
The information is from the DPHHS website and is current as of Friday, Oct. 15, 2021.