Montana COVID-19 update: 1,284 new cases, 6 additional deaths (Feb. 8)

Posted at 10:58 AM, Feb 08, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-08 12:59:04-05

HELENA - There were 1,284 new COVID-19 cases reported in Montana on Tuesday. There are currently 8,417 active cases in the state, according to the Montana Department of Public Health & Human Services (DPHHS).

There were six additional COVID-19 deaths reported on Tuesday, all of which occurred in February. There was one death in each Blaine, Cascade, Granite, and Mineral counties, while Yellowstone County reported two additional deaths.

The total number of Montana residents who have died due to COVID-19 is now 3,043, according to DPHHS.

The current number of hospitalizations due to COVID-19 is now 303, down from 310 on Monday. The cumulative number of hospitalizations in Montana due to the virus is 11,225.

Counties reporting the most new cases today

  • Cascade County: 182 New; 955 Active
  • Missoula County: 136 New; 1,692 Active
  • Yellowstone County: 124 New; 1,550 Active
  • Rosebud County: 96 New; 89 Active
  • Gallatin County: 89 New; 772 Active
  • Flathead County: 84 New; 677 Active
  • Lewis & Clark County: 68 New; 221 Active
  • Glacier County: 60 New; 136 Active
  • Big Horn County: 53 New; 118 Active
  • Roosevelt County: 51 New; 141 Active

There have been 253,204 cumulative cases of COVID-19 in Montana. The cumulative number of recoveries is now 241,744. There were 5,911 COVID-19 tests administered since Monday's report.

An estimated 54 percent of eligible residents are now vaccinated, with 551,349 Montanans now considered fully vaccinated. The total number of doses administered is 1,392,194.

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 Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2022. The website includes county-specific data on cases, vaccinations, deaths, and more.