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Montana COVID-19 update: 632 new cases confirmed

Number of active cases rises to 3,014
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Posted at 10:53 AM, Aug 17, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-17 12:53:05-04

HELENA — There are 632 new COVID-19 cases being reported in Montana on Tuesday while the number of active cases has jumped from 2,742 to 3,014.

Yellowstone County is reporting the most new cases with 115 along with 490 active cases. Flathead County saw the second-highest increase in cases at 100 and active cases rose to 626. Cascade County was reporting 94 new cases and 559 active cases.

The total number of Montanans who have died due to COVID rose from 1,736 reported on Monday to 1,743, according to the Montana Department of Public Health & Human Services (DPHHS).

The number of state residents who have been fully immunized against the virus is now 452,200 (about 49% of the state population). The total number of doses administered is 918,308. If you want to get vaccinated, contact your county health department, or click here.

The number of people currently hospitalized due to COVID has risen from 191 on Monday to 206. The cumulative number of hospitalizations in Montana due to the virus is 6,052.

There have been 120,946 cumulative cases of COVID in Montana. The cumulative number of recoveries stands at 116,189. The total number of COVID tests administered in Montana is 1,560,886.

People can visit the DPHHS website at any time for current state data and county-specific information.

The information is from the DPHHS website and is current as of Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021.



  • Yellowstone County Cases: 19,177 Total | 115 New | 490 Active
  • Flathead County Cases: 13,834 Total | 100 New | 626 Active
  • Cascade County Cases: 10,357 Total | 94 New | 559 Active
  • Missoula County Cases: 10,133 Total | 63 New | 271 Active
  • Gallatin County Cases: 15,505 Total | 61 New | 154 Active
  • Powell County Cases: 1,010 Total | 18 New | 48 Active
  • Ravalli County Cases: 3,431 Total | 17 New | 41 Active
  • Silver Bow County Cases: 4,293 Total | 16 New | 86 Active
  • Teton County Cases: 562 Total | 15 New | 27 Active
  • Lake County Cases: 2,280 Total | 11 New | 71 Active
  • Lewis and Clark County Cases: 7,443 Total | 11 New | 163 Active
  • Park County Cases: 1,569 Total | 11 New | 44 Active
  • Lincoln County Cases: 1,837 Total | 9 New | 65 Active
  • Hill County Cases: 2,119 Total | 8 New | 19 Active
  • Jefferson County Cases: 1,178 Total | 8 New | 20 Active
  • Fergus County Cases: 1,221 Total | 6 New | 29 Active
  • Pondera County Cases: 540 Total | 6 New | 17 Active
  • Rosebud County Cases: 1,273 Total | 6 New | 21 Active
  • Custer County Cases: 1,249 Total | 5 New | 15 Active
  • Deer Lodge County Cases: 1,200 Total | 5 New | 15 Active
  • Liberty County Cases: 139 Total | 5 New | 13 Active
  • Mineral County Cases: 381 Total | 5 New | 22 Active
  • Richland County Cases: 1,281 Total | 5 New | 12 Active
  • Roosevelt County Cases: 1,700 Total | 4 New | 9 Active
  • Dawson County Cases: 1,148 Total | 3 New | 12 Active
  • Madison County Cases: 837 Total | 3 New | 11 Active
  • Toole County Cases: 794 Total | 3 New | 9 Active
  • Beaverhead County Cases: 955 Total | 2 New | 11 Active
  • Carbon County Cases: 965 Total | 2 New | 12 Active
  • Glacier County Cases: 1,578 Total | 2 New | 14 Active
  • Powder River County Cases: 165 Total | 2 New | 2 Active
  • Sanders County Cases: 729 Total | 2 New | 16 Active
  • Blaine County Cases: 856 Total | 1 New | 6 Active
  • Broadwater County Cases: 545 Total | 1 New | 8 Active
  • Carter County Cases: 154 Total | 1 New | 1 Active
  • Chouteau County Cases: 522 Total | 1 New | 2 Active
  • Fallon County Cases: 324 Total | 1 New | 1 Active
  • Golden Valley County Cases: 60 Total | 1 New | 2 Active
  • McCone County Cases: 189 Total | 1 New | 5 Active
  • Musselshell County Cases: 383 Total | 1 New | 4 Active
  • Sheridan County Cases: 435 Total | 1 New | 6 Active