Gianforte urges vaccinations as delta-driven surge continues


Last updated 8/25/2021 at 12:30pm

Greg Gianforte

In a press conference Tuesday, Gov. Greg Gianforte urged people to get vaccinated, talked about the ongoing surge of COVID-19 in the U.S. and Montana, one driven by the now-dominant delta variant, continuing with his mantra of personal responsibility.

The state tracking map update today listed 604 new cases with 4,109 active cases and 241 hospitalizations.

Gianforte said unvaccinated people are in danger now that the variant, which is far more contagious than previous versions of the virus, is now spreading through Montana.

Montana's Medical Officer Dr. Maggie Cook-Shimanek said the delt...

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