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Missoula Co. reports 30 new COVID-19 cases; 58th death

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Posted at 1:10 PM, Jan 12, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-12 15:10:39-05

MISSOULA — The Missoula City-County Health Department (MCCHD) is reporting that 30 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases were confirmed since the Monday update.

An additional COVID-19 related death is also being reported. No further information is being released.

The number of active COVID-19 cases has fallen from 356 on Monday to 334.

A total of 6,955 COVID-19 cases has been confirmed in Missoula County including 6,563 recoveries and 58 COVID-19 related deaths.

There are currently 30 active COVID-19 hospitalizations including 18 Missoula County residents, according to the MCCHD update.

The average of daily new cases per 100,000 has dropped from 52 on Monday to 50.

The MCCHD goal is to bring that number down to 25/100,000 people for two consecutive weeks or more.

Community Medical Center and St. Patrick Hospital began COVID-19 vaccine immunizations on Dec. 17.

Missoula County residents can call 406-258-INFO weekdays between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. to discuss COVID-19 information.

MCCHD has a website solely focused on COVID-19 information which can be found here.

The Missoula City-County Health Department may be alerted to additional cases before the Montana Department of Health and Human Services.