HELENA — There were 1,183 new COVID-19 cases reported in Montana on Wednesday, Sept. 15, with a current total of 8,670 active cases in the state, according to the Montana Department of Public Health & Human Services (DPHHS).
Information from DPHHS at this point does not include data on whether new cases occurred among vaccinated or unvaccinated people.
The number of people currently hospitalized due to COVID-19 is 364, up from 362 on Tuesday. The cumulative number of hospitalizations in Montana due to the virus is 6,826.
The number of Montanans who have died due to COVID-19 is now 1,858, an increase of 11 since Tuesday, according to DPHHS.
An estimated 51% of eligible residents are now vaccinated, with 475,440 Montanans now considered fully vaccinated. If you want to get vaccinated, contact your county health department, or click here.
There have been 137,389 cumulative cases of COVID-19 in Montana. The cumulative number of recoveries is now 126,861. There have been 10,318 COVID tests administered since Tuesday.
COUNTIES WITH THE MOST ACTIVE CASES
- Yellowstone County: 251 new; 1,986 active
- Flathead County: 152 new; 1,083 active
- Missoula County: 151 new; 1,007 active
- Cascade County: 113 new; 962 active
- Gallatin County: 138 new; 627 active
- Lewis & Clark County: 36 new; 525 active
- Lincoln County: 50 new; 353 active
- Ravalli County: 20 new; 280 active
- Lake County: 22 new; 138 active
- Custer County: 31 new; 132 active
- Silver Bow County: 9 new; 133 active
- Park County: 17 new; 120 active
- Hill County: 25 new; 111 active
- Madison County: 13 new; 104 active
The information above is from the DPHHS website and is current as of Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021.