Montana Adds 133 New COVID-19 Cases, 202,271 People are Fully Immunized
As of Friday morning, Montana has confirmed 104,853 positive COVID-19 cases. Montana's COVID-19 case tracking map shows 133 new confirmed cases. There are currently 969 active cases in the state.
566 cases were reported last week and 552 cases were reported the week before.
According to the Montana Department of Health and Human Services, 509,207 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered and 202,271 Montanans are fully immunized. In Missoula, 60,183 doses have been administered and 21,689 people are fully immunized.
Missoula County has had a total of 8,725 confirmed cases and 116 cases are currently active. You can find the current numbers from the Missoula City-County Health Department right here.
According to state statistics, 102,430 Montana residents have recovered from COVID-19 and 47 people are currently hospitalized.
The number of tests increased by 4,492 over the previous 24-hour reporting period, for a new cumulative state-wide total of 1,206,475.
The state COVID-19 related death toll increased from 1,438 on Thursday to 1,454 on Friday, according to state health officials.
Here are the updated case totals in Montana:
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