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357 new cases; 29 additional deaths

HELENA — There were 357 new COVID-19 cases reported in Montana on Monday with 3,271 active cases in the state, according to the Montana Department of Public Health & Human Services (DPHHS).

The total number of deaths in Montana from COVID-19 has risen from 2,739 to 2,768. DPHHS reports that of the 29 additional COVID-19-related deaths, five in October, 19 in November and five in December.

Counties reporting additional COVID-19-related deaths

  • Big Horn (1)
  • Blaine (1)
  • Cascade (2)
    Flat head (9)
  • Jefferson (2)
  • Lewis & Clark (4)
  • mussel shell (1)
  • Silver Bow (6)
  • Yellowstone (3).

The above information is from the DPHHS website and is current as of Monday, December 6, 2021. The state site also includes county-specific data on cases, deaths, vaccinations, and more.

The number of people currently hospitalized due to COVID-19 is 198, up from the 187 reported Friday. The cumulative number of hospitalizations in Montana due to the virus is 10,083.

There are 192,590 cumulative cases of COVID-19 in Montana. The cumulative number of recoveries is now 186,551.

Counties reporting the most new COVID-19 cases

  • Cases in Yellowstone County: 31,438 total | 53 New | 668 Active
  • Flathead County cases: 20,981 total | 44 New | 333 Active
  • Gallatin County cases: 22,399 total | 44 New | 284 Active
  • Lewis and Clark County cases: 12,356 total | 31 New | 454 Active
  • Missoula County cases: 17,519 total | 30 New | 225 Active
  • Cascade County cases: 16,811 total | 22 New | 231 Active
  • Hill County cases: 3,403 total | 12 New | 10 Active
  • Park County cases: 2,721 total | 12 New | 129 Active
  • Roosevelt County cases: 2,323 total | 12 New | 40 Active
  • Ravalli County cases: 5,427 total | 9 New | 50 active

There were 7,869 new COVID tests conducted since the last DPHHS report.

An estimated 51% of eligible residents are now vaccinated, and 521,969 Montanans are now considered fully vaccinated. The total number of COVID vaccination doses administered is 1,248,268.

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