The latest numbers
As of Thursday, August 13, Montana reports a cumulative total of 5,407 confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 142 new cases since yesterday, 1,389 active cases, and 81 deaths from the disease. State officials also report that 315 of the cases have resulted in hospitalizations, with 101 patients currently hospitalized, and 3,937 patients considered recovered. The state’s official dashboard is here, and more information on the numbers reported by the state is here.
Yellow-shaded counties on the map have seen at least one documented COVID-19 case. Orange-shaded counties are currently above the four-active-case threshold for the mask mandate enacted July 15.
This article was originally published Montana Free Press