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Montana COVID-19 update: 1,099 new cases, 1 new death (Jan. 5)

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Posted at 10:35 AM, Jan 05, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-05 13:11:16-05

There were 1,099 new COVID-19 cases reported in Montana on Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022.

There were 4,520 active cases in the state, according to the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS).

There was one new death reported. The total number of Montana residents who have died due to COVID-19 is now 2,912. The new death was reported in Jefferson County and occurred in December.

The current number of hospitalizations due to COVID-19 is 141, up four from Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2022. The cumulative number of hospitalizations in Montana due to the virus is 10,483.

Counties with the most new cases

  • Gallatin County Cases: 24,177 Total  |  252 New  | 1,028 Active
  • Yellowstone County Cases: 32,613 Total  |  197 New  | 813 Active
  • Flathead County Cases: 21,762 Total  |  172 New  | 480 Active
  • Missoula County Cases: 18,557 Total  |  138 New  | 673 Active
  • Lewis and Clark County Cases: 12,921 Total  |  97 New  | 395 Active
  • Cascade County Cases: 17,267 Total  |  32 New  | 245 Active
  • Lincoln County Cases: 3,716 Total  |  21 New  | 89 Active
  • Silver Bow County Cases: 6,426 Total  |  20 New  | 76 Active
  • Madison County Cases: 1,472 Total  |  17 New  | 40 Active
  • Lake County Cases: 4,856 Total  |  14 New  | 50 Active

There have been 200,558 cumulative cases of COVID-19 in Montana. The cumulative number of recoveries is now 193,126. There were 8,106 new COVID-19 tests administered since the last DPHHS report.

About 53 percent of eligible residents are now vaccinated, with 541,114 Montanans now considered fully vaccinated. The total number of doses administered is 1,336,978.

If you want to get vaccinated, contact your county health department, or click here.

The information above is from the DPHHS website and is current as of Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022.