State and local COVID-19 update, Feb. 17, 2022
Last updated 2/17/2022 at 11:02am
Fort Belknap Indian Community, also listed in the Blaine or Phillips county numbers, reported Wednesday night 1 new COVID-19-related death, 7 new cases and 14 met the criteria to be considered recovered with 43 active cases, 4 active hospitalizations and 1,262 total cases. The reservation has had 15 deaths.
Blaine County Health Department said in its update Wednesday that it was notified of 12 new cases and 26 met the criteria to be considered recovered with 87 active cases in the county, 6 active hospitalizations, 2,282 total cases and the county has had 30 deaths.
Hill County Health Department said in its update Wednesday that 14 new cases were reported and 34 met the criteria to be considered recovered with 72 active cases in the county, 1 active hospitalization, 4,718 total cases and the county has had 71 deaths.
Rocky Boy Health Center, also reported on the Chouteau or Hill county reports, reported Wednesday 11 new cases and 28 met the criteria to be considered recovered with 49 active, no active hospitalizations and 1,561 cases. The reservation has reported 10 deaths.
Liberty County, reported on the state update this morning, had 2 new cases, 4 active, 382 total cases, 3 deaths.
Chouteau County, reported on the state update this morning, had 2 new cases, 11 active, 953 total cases, 14 deaths.
The Montana state COVID tracking map after this morning’s update listed 840 new cases, 4,242 active cases, 213 hospitalizations and 3,099 deaths. The cumulative total for the state was 260,603 cases.
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