Montana COVID update: 1,099 new cases, 1 new death (Jan. 5, 2022)

Posted at 10:27 AM, Jan 05, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-05 13:15:00-05

There were 1,099 new COVID cases reported in Montana on Wednesday, January 5, 2022.

There are 4,520 active cases in the state, according to the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS).

There was 1 newly-reported death. The total number of Montanans who have died due to COVID is now 2,912. The new death has been reported from Jefferson County that occurred in December.

The current number of hospitalizations due to COVID is 141, up 4 from Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2022. The cumulative number of hospitalizations in Montana due to the virus is 10,483.

There have been 200,558 cumulative cases of COVID in Montana. The cumulative number of recoveries is now 193,126. There were 8,106 new COVID tests administered since the last DPHHS report.

About 53 percent of eligible residents are now vaccinated, with 541,114 Montanans now considered fully vaccinated. The total number of doses administered is 1,336,978.

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The information above is from the DPHHS website and is current as of Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022.