Montana Coronavirus Report | Montana Free Press

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Montana cases

As of Wednesday, May 5, the state reports that 729,328 doses of vaccine have been administered in Montana, and 337,159 Montanans have been fully immunized. The state has reported a cumulative total of 109,455 confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 139 new cases since yesterday, 1,069 active cases, and 106,808 people considered recovered. State officials also report that 5,049 of the cases have resulted in hospitalizations, with 66 patients currently hospitalized. There have been 1,578 Montana deaths attributed to the disease. The state’s official dashboard is here, and more information on the numbers reported by the state is here.

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