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Missoula County reports 254 new, 1,868 active COVID-19 cases

Missoula County reports 254 new, 1,868 active COVID-19 cases

MISSOULA — The wave of COVID-19 continues locally with data of the Missoula City-County Health Department (MCCHD) with 254 new and 1,868 active COVID-19 cases on Thursday.

On Wednesday, 232 new and 1,754 active COVID-19 cases were registered.

Nine of the new cases and 83 of the active cases reported Thursday are associated with the University of Montana.

A total of 19,928 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Missoula County, including 17,868 recoveries and 191 deaths.

The number of COVID-19-related hospital admissions on Thursday stands at 25, compared to 23 on Wednesday and includes 13 residents of the province.

Data from the Department of Health also shows that the county’s COVID-19 positivity rate is 27.42% and the seven-day average per 100,000 people has risen to 153.

MCCHD previously noted that numbers above 25 are “very concerning.”

The Montana COVID-19 State Tracking Map shows that 74,676 Missoula County residents have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, representing 64% of the eligible population.

The latest COVID-19 vaccine information in Missoula County can be found online at: https://www.missoulainfo.com/ or by calling 406-258-4636.

MCCHD offers mobile COVID-19 testing at multiple locations (appointment not required):

  • Tuesday: 9am to 11am Clinic at the Clinton Fire Station / 12300 Hwy 10 E., Clinton, MT 59825
  • Tuesday: 2-4pm Clinic at the Seeley Lake Community Foundation Building / 3150 MT Hwy 83 N., Seeley Lake, MT 59868
  • Thursday: 9am to 11am Clinic at the Lolo Community Center / 12345 US Hwy 93 S., Missoula, MT 59804
  • Thursday: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM Clinic at the Frenchtown Fire Station / 16863 Marion St., Frenchtown, MT 59834

(In bad weather, call 258-4636 before going to a test station)

MCCHD only tests health department or school verified close contacts or people with symptoms.

People who do not meet MCCHD’s qualifications may be able to find help at Walgreens, CVS, Frenchtown Family Medical, CostCare, Providence Grant Creek, and Community FirstCare.


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