There were 1,324 new COVID cases reported in Montana on Wednesday, October 6, 2021, with 11,550 total active cases in the state.
There were 13 new deaths reported; the number of Montanans who have died due to COVID is now 2,061, according to the Montana Department of Public Health & Human Services (DPHHS).
Information from DPHHS at this point does not include data on whether new cases occurred among vaccinated or unvaccinated people.
The number of people currently hospitalized due to COVID is 444, an increase of 30 from the 414 hospitalizations reported on Tuesday. The cumulative number of hospitalizations in Montana due to the virus is 7,863, with the state reporting 73 new hospitalizations since Tuesday. To date, roughly 1 in 20 (5.04%) reported COVID cases in the state have resulted in hospitalization.
There have been 156,079 cumulative cases of COVID in Montana. The cumulative number of recoveries is now 142,468. There were 6,942 new COVID tests administered since the last DPHHS report.
COUNTIES WITH THE MOST ACTIVE CASES
- Yellowstone County: 237 new; 2,715 active
- Missoula County: 121 new; 1,879 active
- Flathead County:172 new; 1,217 active
- Cascade County: 100 new; 1,142 active
- Lewis & Clark County: 133 new; 815 active
- Gallatin County: 144 new; 614 active
- Ravalli County: 31 new; 483 active
- Lincoln County: 26 new; 262 active
- Lake County: 24 new; 257 active
- Hill County: 36 new; 160 active
- Custer County: 22 new; 142 active
- Sanders County: 18 new; 115 active
- Stillwater County: 4 new; 104 active
- Silver Bow County:2 new; 169 active
An estimated 53% of eligible residents are now vaccinated, with 491,562 Montanans now considered fully vaccinated. The total number of doses administered is 1,024,926.
If you want to get vaccinated, contact your county health department, or click here.
The information is from the DPHHS website and is current as of Wednesday, October 6, 2021. The website contains county-specific data on new cases, vaccination rates, and more.