Montana sets daily COVID case record
Last updated 1/25/2022 at 11:21am
Montana hit a dubious milestone Monday with the state tracking map listing 5,057 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, far and away a new record for daily cases.
The number of new cases dropped to 2,860 on this morning’s update, still far higher than daily totals in previous surges.
Officials are saying that parts of the U.S. may be past the peak of the omicron-variant driven surge, but Montana is behind the curve, still seeing large increases.
Officials also say the number of cases, both new cases and active cases, is not the most important number. Those numbers are hospitaizations and de...