Montana Adds 152 New COVID-19 Cases, 121,288 People are Fully Immunized
As of Wednesday morning, Montana has confirmed 101,243 positive COVID-19 cases. Montana's COVID-19 case tracking map shows 152 new confirmed cases. There are currently 1,459 active cases in the state.
1,007 cases were reported last week and 1,208 cases were reported the week before. 341 cases have been reported in the past three days.
According to the Montana Department of Health and Human Services, 323,135 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered and 121,288 Montanans are fully immunized. In Missoula, 36,530 doses have been administered and 14,392 people are fully immunized.
Missoula County has had a total of 8,340 confirmed cases and 133 cases are currently active. You can find the current numbers from the Missoula City-County Health Department right here.
According to state statistics, 98,397 Montana residents have recovered from COVID-19 and 52 people are currently hospitalized.
The number of tests increased by 5,549 over the previous 24-hour reporting period, for a new cumulative state-wide total of 1,116,082.
The state COVID-19 related death toll increased from 1,385 on Tuesday to 1,387 on Wednesday, according to state health officials.
Here are the updated case totals in Montana:
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