HELENA — There were 1,203 new COVID-19 cases reported in Montana on Tuesday with a current total of 11,416 active cases in the state, according to the Montana Department of Public Health & Human Services (DPHHS).
Information from DPHHS at this point does not include data on whether new cases occurred among vaccinated or unvaccinated people.
The number of Montanans who have died due to COVID-19 is now 1,989, up from the 1,973 reported on Monday, according to DPHHS.
The 16 new deaths are from the following counties:
- Broadwater (1)
- Cascade (2)
- Custer (1)
- Flathead (1)
- Lake (3)
- Missoula (2)
- Powder River (1)
- Sheridan (1)
- Valley (1)
- Yellowstone (3).
The number of people currently hospitalized due to COVID-19 has risen from 415 on Monday to 427. The cumulative number of hospitalizations in Montana due to the virus is 7,527.
An estimated 53% of eligible residents are now vaccinated, with 486,157 Montanans now considered fully vaccinated. If you want to get vaccinated, contact your county health department, or click here.
Counties with the most new cases
- Yellowstone County Cases: 23,657 Total | 256 New | 2,809 Active
- Flathead County Cases: 16,922 Total | 129 New | 1,006 Active
- Missoula County Cases: 13,325 Total | 128 New | 1,647 Active
- Cascade County Cases: 12,921 Total | 124 New | 1,220 Active
- Gallatin County Cases: 17,932 Total | 112 New | 803 Active
- Lewis and Clark County Cases: 9,050 Total | 46 New | 583 Active
- Silver Bow County Cases: 5,024 Total | 41 New | 213 Active
- Ravalli County Cases: 4,371 Total | 33 New | 546 Active
- Lake County Cases: 3,091 Total | 31 New | 289 Active
- Hill County Cases: 2,758 Total | 29 New | 142 Active
There have been 148,490 cumulative cases of COVID in Montana. The cumulative number of recoveries is now 135,085. There have been 11,202 COVID tests administered since Monday.
The information above is from the DPHHS website and is current as of Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2021. The state website has county-specific data on vaccination rates, new/total cases, and more.