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Montana reports 70 COVID-19 cases, 1 new death
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Montana reports 70 COVID-19 cases, 1 new death

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Montana added 70 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday and one new death, as the total number of people fully vaccinated against the virus neared 250,000.

Active cases are at 1,124 statewide Monday, compared to 1,060 last Monday and 935 two weeks ago.

The state's case mapping and information website recorded one additional death Monday, for a total of 1,524. 

Cumulative cases in the state have reached 106,253. Of that, a combined 103,605 cases in Montana are considered recovered, meaning they meet the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines for a person with COVID-19 to be released from isolation. 

Health care officials have administered 589,743 vaccine doses statewide. The number of Montanans fully vaccinated against COVID-19 increased to 245,805.

Hospitals in the state reported 51 active COVID-19 hospitalizations. There have been 4,851 total hospitalizations due to the disease. 

Another 2,084 tests were completed by Monday, for a total of 1,241,279. 

Counties added the following number of cases in Monday's update: 

  • Cascade County with 24 (79 active)
  • Yellowstone County with 16 (158 active)
  • Flathead County with six (55 active)
  • Park County with six (45 active)
  • Lincoln County with four (29 active)
  • Madison County with three (13 active)
  • Jefferson County with two (eight active)
  • Lake County with two (21 active)
  • Missoula County with two (130 active)
  • Valley County with two (three active)
  • Broadwater County with one (15 active)
  • Lewis and Clark County with one (61 active)
  • Teton County with one (five active)

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