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Montana COVID-19 update: 1,831 new cases, 6 additional deaths (Jan. 12)

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Posted at 10:24 AM, Jan 12, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-12 13:04:59-05

HELENA - There were 1,831 new COVID-19 cases reported in Montana on Wednesday along with 9,613 active cases in the state, according to the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS).

There were six additional deaths reported. The total number of Montanans who have died due to COVID-19 is now 2,933.

Of the six additional deaths reported, one was from November, three from December, and two from January. One of the deaths was reported in Beaverhead County, two were reported in Lewis & Clark County, and three in Flathead County.

The current number of hospitalizations due to COVID-19 is 172, which is up 10 from Tuesday's report. The cumulative number of hospitalizations in Montana due to the virus stands at 10,580.

Counties with the most new cases

  • Gallatin County Cases: 26,368 Total  |  503 New  | 2,079 Active
  • Yellowstone County Cases: 33,565 Total  |  359 New  | 1,580 Active
  • Missoula County Cases: 19,710 Total  |  227 New  | 1,788 Active
  • Lewis and Clark County Cases: 13,393 Total  |  100 New  | 713 Active
  • Cascade County Cases: 17,677 Total  |  83 New  | 523 Active
  • Flathead County Cases: 22,198 Total  |  78 New  | 843 Active
  • Silver Bow County Cases: 6,646 Total  |  44 New  | 238 Active
  • Lake County Cases: 5,011 Total  |  41 New  | 143 Active
  • Ravalli County Cases: 5,770 Total  |  34 New  | 250 Active
  • Fergus County Cases: 1,994 Total  |  31 New  | 45 Active

There have been 208,132 cumulative cases of COVID-19 in Montana. The cumulative number of recoveries is now 195,586. There were 10,580 new COVID-19 tests administered since the last DPHHS report.

Approximately 53% of eligible residents are now vaccinated, with 543,336 Montanans now considered fully vaccinated. The total number of doses administered is 1,350,120.

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. 12, 2022.