739 new cases, 17 new deaths (November 18) – Community News

739 new cases, 17 new deaths (November 18)

There were 739 new COVID-19 cases reported as of Thursday, Nov. 18 in Montana, with a total of 6,855 active cases in the state.

There were 17 new reported deaths. Fourteen of the deaths are from November 2021 and the remaining three are from late October 2021. Counties reporting deaths include Cascade, Dawson, Glacier (2), Lake (2), Lewis and Clark (2), Missoula (2 ), Ravalli, Sanders, Silver Bow (2) and Yellowstone (3).

The total number of deaths in Montana from the pandemic has reached 2,540.

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

The number of people currently hospitalized due to COVID-19 is 302, an increase from the 296 hospitalizations reported on Wednesday. The cumulative number of hospitalizations in Montana due to the virus is 9,717.

There are 187,530 cumulative cases of COVID-19 in Montana. The cumulative number of recoveries is now 178,135. 7,690 new COVID-19 tests have been conducted since the last DPHHS report.

Fifty percent of eligible residents are now vaccinated, while 514,089 Montanans are now considered fully vaccinated.

The total number of doses administered is 1,179,891. 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 Thursday, November 18, 2021.