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785 new cases, 18 new deaths (November 15)

There were 785 new COVID-19 cases reported as of Monday, Nov. 15 in Montana, with a total of 6,991 active cases in the state.

18 new deaths were reported. The total number of Montanas who have died as a result of COVID-19 is now 2,490 according to the Montana Department of Public Health & Human Services (DPHHS).

Nine of the new deaths occurred in November and 9 are from October 2021. Counties reporting deaths include Beaverhead (2), Flathead (10), Gallatin, Lake, Ravalli, Toole, and Yellowstone (2).

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

The number of people actively hospitalized due to COVID-19 is 316, down from the 320 hospitalizations reported Friday. The cumulative number of hospitalizations in Montana due to the virus is 9,550, and the state reports 46 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 185,176 cumulative cases of COVID-19 in Montana. The cumulative number of recoveries is now 175,695. 10,951 new COVID-19 tests have been conducted since the last DPHHS report.

Fifty percent of eligible residents are now vaccinated, and 512,018 Montanans are now considered fully vaccinated. The rate dropped from 55 percent after health officials modified the calculation to account for residents aged 5 to 12 years after that group recently became eligible for the vaccination.

The total number of doses administered is 1,164,987. 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 Monday, November 15, 2021.