Montana COVID update (February 7, 2022)

Posted at 12:35 PM, Feb 07, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-07 15:04:42-05

HELENA — There were 1,833 new COVID cases reported in Montana on Monday. There are currently 10,256 active cases in the state, according to the Montana Department of Public Health & Human Services (DPHHS).

The current number of hospitalizations due to COVID is now 310, down from 338 on Friday. The cumulative number of hospitalizations in Montana due to the virus is 11,187.

The number of Montana residents who have died due to COVID is now 3,037, according to DPHHS.

Counties reporting the most new cases today

  • Yellowstone County: 263 New; 1,920 Active
  • Missoula County: 227 New; 1,966 Active
  • Lewis & Clark County: 226 New; 431 Active
  • Cascade County: 131 New; 1,397 Active
  • Flathead County: 112 New; 813 Active
  • Gallatin County: 104 New; 791 Active
  • Rosebud County: 88 New; 74 Active
  • Big Horn County: 66 New; 135 Active
  • Roosevelt County: 58 New; 177 Active
  • Ravalli County: 56 New; 255 Active

There have been 251,920 cumulative cases of COVID in Montana. The cumulative number of recoveries is now 238,627. There were 9,937 COVID tests administered since Friday's report.

An estimated 54 percent of eligible residents are now vaccinated, with 551,056 Montanans now considered fully vaccinated. The total number of doses administered is 1,391,217.

If you want to get vaccinated, contact your county health department, or click here.

The information above is from the DPHHS website and is current as of Monday, February 7, 2022. The website includes county-specific data on cases, vaccinations, deaths, and more.

Benefis Health System in Great Falls shared this information and graphic on Monday: "We are continuing to see an increase in hospitalization and patients in the ICU as the current COVID-19 surge continues. At Benefis, 46 patients are hospitalized, and seven of those patients are in the ICU. Three of the seven ICU patients are currently on a ventilator."

Benefis Health System - COVID update for February 7, 2022