As of Thursday morning, Montana has confirmed 98,100 positive COVID-19 cases. Montana's COVID-19 case tracking map shows 244 new confirmed cases. There are currently 2,562 active cases in the state.

1,664 cases were reported last week and 1,886 cases were reported the week before. 728 cases have been reported in the past three days.

According to the Montana Department of Health and Human Services, 197,886 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered and 58,858 Montanans are fully immunized. In Missoula, 20,245 doses have been administered and 6,063 people are fully immunized.

Missoula County has had a total of 8,036 confirmed cases and 143 cases are currently active. You can find the current numbers from the Missoula City-County Health Department right here.

According to state statistics, 94,201 Montana residents have recovered from COVID-19 and 109 people are currently hospitalized.

The number of tests increased by 6,120 over the previous 24-hour reporting period, for a new cumulative state-wide total of 1,035,440.

The state COVID-19 related death toll increased from 1,334 on Wednesday to 1,337 on Thursday, according to state health officials.

Here are the updated case totals in Montana:

Gallatin County Cases

      11,959 Total  |  36 New  | 247 Active

Yellowstone County Cases

      16,028 Total  |  34 New  | 700 Active

Flathead County Cases

      10,707 Total  |  33 New  | 484 Active

Lewis and Clark County Cases

      6,229 Total  |  21 New  | 208 Active

Silver Bow County Cases

      3,650 Total  |  20 New  | 79 Active

Hill County Cases

      1,884 Total  |  9 New  | 25 Active

Roosevelt County Cases

      1,542 Total  |  8 New  | 28 Active

Park County Cases

      1,097 Total  |  7 New  | 45 Active

Ravalli County Cases

      2,598 Total  |  7 New  | 65 Active

Richland County Cases

      1,041 Total  |  6 New  | 14 Active

Sweet Grass County Cases

      348 Total  |  5 New  | 8 Active

Jefferson County Cases

      989 Total  |  3 New  | 12 Active

Lincoln County Cases

      1,473 Total  |  3 New  | 36 Active

Powell County Cases

      888 Total  |  3 New  | 11 Active

Rosebud County Cases

      1,158 Total  |  3 New  | 5 Active

Sanders County Cases

      576 Total  |  3 New  | 8 Active

Carbon County Cases

      827 Total  |  2 New  | 22 Active

Cascade County Cases

      7,544 Total  |  2 New  | 92 Active

Dawson County Cases

      1,056 Total  |  2 New  | 7 Active

Madison County Cases

      674 Total  |  2 New  | 16 Active

Phillips County Cases

      492 Total  |  2 New  | 9 Active

Stillwater County Cases

      689 Total  |  2 New  | 10 Active

Deer Lodge County Cases

      1,022 Total  |  1 New  | 11 Active

Glacier County Cases

      1,510 Total  |  1 New  | 16 Active

Lake County Cases

      1,870 Total  |  1 New  | 43 Active

Liberty County Cases

      118 Total  |  1 New  | 12 Active

McCone County Cases

      175 Total  |  1 New  | 4 Active

Mineral County Cases

      216 Total  |  1 New  | 5 Active

Toole County Cases

      704 Total  |  1 New  | 2 Active

Beaverhead County Cases

      859 Total  |  0 New  | 6 Active

Big Horn County Cases

      2,334 Total  |  0 New  | 61 Active

Blaine County Cases

      692 Total  |  0 New  | 1 Active

Broadwater County Cases

      396 Total  |  0 New  | 15 Active

Carter County Cases

      144 Total  |  0 New  | 5 Active

Chouteau County Cases

      480 Total  |  0 New  | 6 Active

Custer County Cases

      1,130 Total  |  0 New  | 1 Active

Daniels County Cases

      192 Total  |  0 New  | 0 Active

Fallon County Cases

      276 Total  |  0 New  | 2 Active

Fergus County Cases

      1,021 Total  |  0 New  | 12 Active

Garfield County Cases

      76 Total  |  0 New  | 1 Active

Golden Valley County Cases

      51 Total  |  0 New  | 0 Active

Granite County Cases

      190 Total  |  0 New  | 2 Active

Judith Basin County Cases

      85 Total  |  0 New  | 1 Active

Meagher County Cases

      123 Total  |  0 New  | 3 Active

Musselshell County Cases

      307 Total  |  0 New  | 9 Active

Petroleum County Cases

      12 Total  |  0 New  | 0 Active

Pondera County Cases

      455 Total  |  0 New  | 5 Active

Powder River County Cases

      108 Total  |  0 New  | 0 Active

Prairie County Cases

      130 Total  |  0 New  | 2 Active

Sheridan County Cases

      385 Total  |  0 New  | 0 Active

Teton County Cases

      420 Total  |  0 New  | 12 Active

Treasure County Cases

      53 Total  |  0 New  | 0 Active

Valley County Cases

      805 Total  |  0 New  | 18 Active

Wheatland County Cases

      166 Total  |  0 New  | 6 Active

Wibaux County Cases

      115 Total  |  0 New  | 1 Active

 

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