Montana COVID update (January 3, 2022)

Posted at 10:42 AM, Jan 03, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-03 21:30:14-05

There were 815 new COVID cases reported in Montana on Monday, January 3, 2022.

There are 3,104 active cases in the state, according to the Montana Department of Public Health & Human Services (DPHHS).

There were two new deaths reported. The total number of Montanans who have died due to COVID is now 2,908.

The current number of hospitalizations due to COVID is 127, up four from the last update on Thursday, December 30, 2021. The cumulative number of hospitalizations in Montana due to the virus is 10,433.

There have been 198,520 cumulative cases of COVID in Montana. The cumulative number of recoveries is now 192,508. There were 11,649 new COVID tests administered since the last DPHHS report.

About 53 percent of eligible residents are now vaccinated, with 539,983 Montanans now considered fully vaccinated. The total number of doses administered is 1,332,196.

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The information above is from the DPHHS website and is current as of Monday, January 3, 2022.

The State of Montana reported on Monday that the omicron variant of COVID has now been confirmed in 17 counties: Cascade, Chouteau, Deer Lodge, Fergus, Flathead, Gallatin, Glacier, Hill, Jefferson, Lewis and Clark, Mineral, Missoula, Pondera, Powell, Silver Bow, Teton, and Yellowstone.