There were 1,194 new COVID-19 cases reported in Montana on Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022.
There were 5,460 active cases in the state, according to the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS).
There were 4 additional COVID-19 deaths reported. The total number of Montanans who have died due to COVID-19 is now 2,916.
Three of the four additional deaths were reported in Gallatin County, and the fourth was reported in Prairie County. Three of the deaths occurred in December and one occurred in January.
The current number of hospitalizations due to COVID-19 is 146, up five from Wednesday. The cumulative number of hospitalizations in Montana due to the virus is 10,504.
Counties with the most new COVID-19 cases
- Gallatin County Cases: 24,466 Total | 295 New | 1,298 Active
- Missoula County Cases: 18,746 Total | 192 New | 851 Active
- Lewis and Clark County Cases: 13,018 Total | 97 New | 484 Active
- Yellowstone County Cases: 32,700 Total | 87 New | 857 Active
- Ravalli County Cases: 5,619 Total | 83 New | 127 Active
- Flathead County Cases: 21,819 Total | 74 New | 535 Active
- Cascade County Cases: 17,333 Total | 67 New | 289 Active
- Lincoln County Cases: 3,747 Total | 32 New | 113 Active
- Lake County Cases: 4,884 Total | 28 New | 76 Active
- Richland County Cases: 2,095 Total | 25 New | 14 Active
There have been 201,720 cumulative cases of COVID-19 in Montana. The cumulative number of recoveries is now 193,344. There were 7,519 new COVID-19 tests administered since the last DPHHS report.
About 53 percent of eligible residents are now vaccinated, with 541,700 Montanans now considered fully vaccinated. The total number of doses administered is 1,339,536.
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The information above is from the DPHHS website and is current as of Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022.