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Montana COVID-19 update: 3,426 new cases, 7 additional deaths (Jan. 31)

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Posted at 10:30 AM, Jan 31, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-31 12:37:44-05

HELENA — There were 3,426 new COVID-19 cases reported in Montana on Monday, which is the cumulative number of new cases over a three-day period beginning last Friday.

There are currently 18,607 active cases in the state, according to the Montana Department of Public Health & Human Services (DPHHS).

There were seven additional deaths in Montana. The deaths were reported in the following counties: Big Horn (2), Lewis & Clark, Lincoln, Sanders (2), and Yellowstone. All occurred in January.

The number of Montana residents who have died due to COVID-19 is now 3,000, according to DPHHS.

The current number of hospitalizations due to COVID-19 is 310, down from 312 reported last Friday. The cumulative number of hospitalizations in Montana due to the virus is 11,002.

Counties reporting the most new cases

  • Cascade County: 623 new, 1,998 active
  • Missoula County: 500 new, 2,913 active
  • Yellowstone County: 496 new, 3,622 active
  • Lewis & Clark County: 422 new, 1,279 active
  • Flathead County Cases: 275 new, 1,451 active
  • Gallatin County Cases: 151 new, 1,964 active

There have been 242,180 cumulative cases of COVID-19 in Montana. The cumulative number of recoveries is now 220,573. There were 13,515 new COVID-19 tests administered since the last DPHHS report.

An estimated 54% of eligible residents are now vaccinated, with 548,467 Montanans now considered fully vaccinated. The total number of doses administered is 1,378,098.

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 Monday, Jan. 31, 2022. The website includes county-specific data on cases, vaccinations, deaths, and more.