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1,188 new cases (November 12)

HELENA — 1,188 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Montana on Friday, with a total of 7,361 active cases in the state.

Friday’s report includes Thursday’s figures due to the national holiday.

There were 28 new deaths reported; the total number of Montanans who have died as a result of COVID-19 is now 2,479 according to the Montana Department of Public Health & Human Services (DPHHS). Of the 28 new deaths reported Friday, 17 occurred in November, the other 11 in October 2021.

The provinces with additional COVID-19-related deaths

  • Cascade (1)
  • Fergus (1)
  • Flat head (9)
  • skinny (1)
  • Missoula (3)
  • mussel shell (1)
  • Rosebud (2)
  • Sanders (1)
  • Teton (2)
  • Yellowstone (7)

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

The number of people actively hospitalized due to COVID-19 is 320, down from the 362 hospitalizations reported on Wednesday. The cumulative number of hospitalizations in Montana due to the virus is 9,504, and the state reports 222 new hospitalizations since their last report. To date, approximately 1 in 20 (5.05%) reported cases of COVID-19 in the state have resulted in hospitalization.

There are 184,394 cumulative cases of COVID-19 in Montana. The cumulative number of recoveries is now 174,554. 9,427 new COVID tests have been taken since the last DPHHS report.

Counties with the most new active cases

  • Cascade County cases: 16,204 total | 222 New | 992 Active
  • Yellowstone County cases: 30,210 total | 193 New | 1,744 Active
  • Missoula County cases: 16,951 total | 112 New | 723 Active
  • Gallatin County cases: 21,327 total | 88 New | 441 Active
  • Flathead County cases: 20,162 total | 83 New | 489 Active
  • Big Horn County cases: 3,196 total | 69 New | 101 Active
  • Lewis and Clark County cases: 11,786 total | 67 New | 749 Active
  • Roosevelt County cases: 2,175 total | 36 New | 119 Active
  • Custer County cases: 2,277 total | 22 New | 60 Active
  • Silver Bow County Cases: 6,009 Total | 22 New | 79 Active

Overall, 55% of eligible residents are now vaccinated, and 511,584 Montanans are now considered fully vaccinated. The total number of doses administered is 1,153,426. To get vaccinated, please contact your provincial health department or click here.

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

The information is taken from the DPHHS website and is current as of Friday, November 12, 2021.