Montana COVID update: 1,181 new cases (September 21, 2021)

COVID update
Posted at 10:41 AM, Sep 21, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-21 12:41:38-04

HELENA — There were 1,181 new COVID cases reported in Montana on Tuesday, Sept. 21, with a current total of 9,976 active cases in the state, according to the Montana Department of Public Health & Human Services (DPHHS).

Information from DPHHS at this point does not include data on whether new cases occurred among vaccinated or unvaccinated people.

The number of Montanans who have died due to COVID is now 1,901, an increase of 14 since the total reported on Monday, according to DPHHS.

The number of people currently hospitalized due to COVID is 377, an increase of 19 since Monday. The cumulative number of hospitalizations in Montana due to the virus is 7,108.

An estimated 52% of eligible residents are now vaccinated, with 480,619 Montanans now considered fully vaccinated. If you want to get vaccinated, contact your county health department, or click here.


  • Flathead County: 166 New, 1,113 Active
  • Missoula County: 162 New, 1,272 Active
  • Yellowstone County: 140 New, 2,197 Active
  • Gallatin County: 131 New, 771 Active
  • Lewis and Clark County: 76 New, 630 Active
  • Cascade County: 71 New, 1,032 Active
  • Custer County: 50 New, 158 Active
  • Lincoln County: 29 New, 322 Active
  • Ravalli County: 28 New, 349 Active
  • Silver Bow County: 28 New, 193 Active

There have been 142,513 cumulative cases of COVID in Montana. The cumulative number of recoveries is now 130,636. There have been 12,044 COVID tests administered since Monday.

The information above is from the DPHHS website and is current as of Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021. The state website has county-specific data on vaccination rates, new/total cases, and more.