Montana COVID-19 update: 894 new cases, 6 additional deaths (Feb. 18)

Posted at 12:16 PM, Feb 18, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-18 14:17:54-05

There were 894 new COVID-19 cases reported Friday in Montana, with 3,690 total active cases in the state.

There were six additional deaths reported. The total number of Montana residents who have died due to COVID-19 is now 3,105, according to the Montana Department of Public Health & Human Services (DPHHS).

The number of active hospitalizations due to COVID-19 is 197, a decrease from 213 hospitalizations reported on Thursday. The cumulative number of hospitalizations in Montana due to the virus is 11,471, with the state reporting 49 new hospitalizations since their last report.

There have been 261,722 cumulative cases of COVID-19 in Montana. The cumulative number of recoveries is now 254,927. There were 4,219 new COVID-19 tests administered since the last DPHHS report.

Information from DPHHS does not include data on whether new cases occurred among vaccinated or unvaccinated people.

An estimated 54 percent of eligible residents are now vaccinated, with 553,904 Montanans now considered fully vaccinated. The total number of doses administered is 1,401,049. If you want to get vaccinated, contact your county health department, or click here.

People can visit the DPHHS website at any time for current state data and county-specific information.

The information is from the DPHHS website and is current as of Friday, Feb. 18, 2022.