Montana COVID-19 Report (Monday, February 22)

Update 7:30 p.m. Montana recorded another 98 new COVID-19 cases Monday afternoon and evening and two more deaths, according to data compiled by MTN News.

The two deaths occurred in Butte-Silver Bow County.

The state has 2,105 active COVD-19 cases as of 7:30 p.m. Monday, according to MTN News, and a cumulative total of 99,240 cases have been recorded since the pandemic began. The state has recorded 95,779 recoveries.

115 recently confirmed COVID-19 cases were reported in Montana on Monday, and the statewide death toll since the pandemic began stood at 1,354, according to data compiled by MTN News.

The number of active cases in the state is currently 2,190, according to MTN News, and there have been a cumulative total of 99,142 cases of the virus in Montana. Of the total cases, 95,598 have been recovered.

There are currently 78 people hospitalized for the treatment of the virus and the cumulative number of hospitalizations is 4,527.

The number of tests performed in the state has reached 1,050,392, an increase of 1,491 over the previous 24-hour reporting period.

The number of Montanans who have received at least one of the two vaccines is 216,383, and the number of Montanans who have received both injections and are now fully vaccinated is 68,191.

The figures reported by MTN reflect the latest data from the Montana COVID website, along with supplemental data received from county health departments.

Note: As COVID-19 cases increase in Montana, the disparity between state data from DPHHS and local data from county health departments continues to grow.

MTN has decided to use a combination of these sources to provide more accurate information across all media platforms. We believe this is a more accurate explanation of the situation in Montana.

Local county health departments can be alerted to cases prior to Montana DPHHS. Since those counties share that information with the public, MTN feels it should be reflected in our reports. Using that local data means there will be times when MTN’s coronavirus data will not line up with the state report.


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