Montana COVID update (January 12, 2022)

Posted at 11:22 AM, Jan 12, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-12 16:40:29-05

There were 1,831 new COVID cases reported in Montana on Wednesday; there are currently 9,613 active cases in the state, according to the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS).

There were also six new deaths reported. DPHHS says that one death was from November, three were in December, and two are from January. The deaths occurred in Beaverhead County, Flathead County (3), and Lewis & Clark County (2).

The total number of Montanans who have died due to COVID-19 is now 2,933.

The current number of hospitalizations due to COVID is 172, which is up 10 from Tuesday's report. The cumulative number of hospitalizations in Montana due to the virus stands at 10,580.

There have been 208,132 cumulative cases of COVID in Montana. The cumulative number of recoveries is now 195,586. There were 10,580 new COVID tests administered since the last DPHHS report.

Approximately 53% of eligible residents are now vaccinated, with 543,336 Montanans now considered fully vaccinated. The total number of doses administered is 1,350,120.

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 Wednesday, January 12, 2022.

The DPHHS site includes county-level data on total and new cases, deaths, vaccination rates, and more.