Montana COVID update (Thursday, October 14, 2021)

13 new deaths reported
Montana COVID update (Thursday, October 14, 2021)
Posted at 11:02 AM, Oct 14, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-14 13:03:03-04

There were 1,300 new COVID cases reported in Montana on Thursday, October 14, with 12,602 total active cases in the state.

Thirteen new deaths were reported on Thursday from the following counties: Cascade (3), Dawson, Glacier, Lake, Madison, Missoula (2), Valley, and Yellowstone (3). All deaths were reported from September or October.

The total number of Montanans who have died due to COVID is now 2,121, according to the Montana Department of Public Health & Human Services (DPHHS).

The number of people currently hospitalized in Montana due to COVID is 479, down from a record-high number of 510 on Wednesday. The cumulative number of hospitalizations in Montana due to the virus is 8,208.

Yellowstone County added the most new cases with 220, and there are 3,288 total active cases in the county. Gallatin County saw the second-highest number of news cases with 159, with 667 active cases. Missoula County was the third highest with 124 new cases, with a total of 2,101 active cases.

There have been 163,527 cumulative cases of COVID-19 in Montana. The cumulative number of recoveries is now 148,804. There were 7,812 new COVID-19 tests administered since the last DPHHS report.

An estimated 54% of eligible residents are now vaccinated, with 495,967 Montanans now considered fully vaccinated. The total number of doses administered is 1,044,058. If you want to get vaccinated, contact your county health department, or click here.

Information from DPHHS at this point does not include data on whether new cases occurred among vaccinated or unvaccinated people.

The information above is from the DPHHS website and is current as of Thursday, October 14. The website contains county-specific data on new cases, vaccination rates, and more.