Weekly COVID-19 update for Montana (April 22)

Posted at 12:50 PM, Apr 22, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-22 14:50:25-04

HELENA - There were 461 active COVID cases in Montana as of Friday, up from 385 active cases reported on Friday, April 15, according to the Montana Department of Public Health & Human Services (DPHHS).

There have been 375 new cases reported in Montana since last Friday.

The total number of deaths in Montana due to COVID-19 is now 3,262, an increase of one since last Friday.

As of Friday, there are 14 people hospitalized due to COVID-19, up from 11 last Friday. A total of 11,870 people have been hospitalized due to COVID-19 over the last two years.

The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Montana is now 273,489, and there have been 269,766 recoveries.

The number of Montana residents fully vaccinated is 562,407, according to the state health agency, or about 55% of the eligible population.

The information above is from the DPHHS website and is current as of Friday, April 22. The state site is updated on weekdays (excluding holidays).

Note: As of February 28, 2022, MTN News is no longer posting daily COVID-19 updates due to the continuing decline in cases and increase in vaccinations. We are now posting weekly updates on Fridays.