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423 new cases, 9 additional deaths

HELENA — According to the Montana Department of Public Health & Human Services (DPHHS), 423 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Montana on Tuesday with 3,266 active cases in the state.

The total number of COVID-19-related deaths in Montana rose from 2,768 on Monday to 2,777. DPHHS reports that three of the deaths occurred in November and six in December.

Counties reporting additional COVID-19-related deaths

  • Cascade
  • Gallatin
  • Jefferson
  • Lewis and Clark
  • Missoula
  • Ravallic
  • Sheridan
  • Yellowstone (2)

The above information is from the DPHHS website and is current as of Tuesday, December 7, 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 184, down from the 198 reported Monday. The cumulative number of hospitalizations in Montana due to the virus is 10,130.

There have been 193,005 cumulative cases of COVID-19 in Montana. The cumulative number of recoveries is now 186,962.

Counties reporting the most new COVID-19 cases

  • Yellowstone County cases: 31,532 total | 94 New | 759 Active
  • Gallatin County cases: 22,469 total | 71 New | 279 Active
  • Cascade County cases: 16,840 total | 31 New | 258 Active
  • Flathead County Cases: 21,009 Total | 27 New | 351 Active
  • Missoula County cases: 17,541 total | 24 New | 244 Active
  • Lewis and Clark County cases: 12,374 total | 21 New | 358 Active
  • Big Horn County cases: 3,441 total | 16 New | 68 Active
  • Silver Bow County Cases: 6,277 Total | 16 New | 57 Active
  • Ravalli County cases: 5,443 total | 15 New | 59 Active
  • Custer County cases: 2,408 total | 12 New | 31 Active

5,166 new COVID tests have been taken since the last DPHHS report.

An estimated 51% of eligible residents are now vaccinated, and 525,292 Montanans are now considered fully vaccinated. The total number of COVID-19 vaccination doses administered is 1,251,475.

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