It hasn't been a great week for Montana's new positive COVID-19 case count. With Gallatin County's vaccination rate sitting idly at 61% (which is better than many counties in the state), where do we go from here?

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The following COVID-19 numbers are accurate as of 10am on Wednesday, October 13th, 2021 from the State of Montana's COVID-19 dashboard. Here are the latest numbers for county-by-county new positive cases:

  • Yellowstone County Cases: 26,174 Total | 215 New | 3,075 Active
  • Gallatin County Cases: 19,110 Total | 179 New | 635 Active
  • Lake County Cases:3,667 Total | 123 New | 365 Active
  • Missoula County Cases: 14,942 Total | 115 New | 1,996 Active
  • Flathead County Cases: 18,151 Total | 108 New | 1,273 Active
  • Cascade County Cases: 14,036 Total | 106 New | 1,115 Active
  • Hill County Cases: 3,034 Total | 73 New | 141 Active
  • Lewis and Clark County Cases: 10,065 Total | 70 New | 883 Active
  • Ravalli County Cases: 4,754 Total | 48 New | 395 Active
  • Silver Bow County Cases: 5,432 Total | 32 New | 201 Active
  • Custer County Cases: 1,979 Total | 30 New | 114 Active
  • Dawson County Cases: 1,466 Total | 26 New | 62 Active
  • Lincoln County Cases: 3,144 Total | 20 New | 185 Active
  • Sanders County Cases: 1,283 Total | 19 New | 88 Active
  • Fergus County Cases: 1,511 Total | 14 New | 60 Active
  • Phillips County Cases: 685 Total | 14 New | 47 Active
  • Beaverhead County Cases: 1,381 Total | 12 New | 89 Active
  • Big Horn County Cases: 2,957 Total | 11 New | 112 Active
  • Rosebud County Cases: 1,592 Total | 11 New | 64 Active
  • Teton County Cases: 768 Total | 11 New | 23 Active
  • Carbon County Cases: 1,271 Total | 10 New | 84 Active
  • Chouteau County Cases: 645 Total | 10 New | 15 Active
  • Roosevelt County Cases: 1,870 Total | 8 New | 28 Active
  • Blaine County Cases: 1,161 Total | 7 New | 86 Active
  • Jefferson County Cases: 1,581 Total | 7 New | 70 Active
  • Madison County Cases: 1,185 Total | 7 New | 68 Active
  • Toole County Cases: 939 Total | 7 New | 36 Active
  • Mineral County Cases: 659 Total | 6 New | 49 Active
  • Pondera County Cases: 736 Total | 6 New | 26 Active
  • Musselshell County Cases: 521 Total | 5 New | 22 Active
  • Valley County Cases: 1,165 Total | 5 New | 101 Active
  • Broadwater County Cases: 777 Total | 4 New | 30 Active
  • Sheridan County Cases: 491 Total | 4 New | 5 Active
  • Fallon County Cases: 428 Total | 3 New | 3 Active
  • McCone County Cases: 251 Total | 3 New | 6 Active
  • Powder River County Cases: 256 Total | 3 New | 16 Active
  • Powell County Cases: 1,236 Total | 3 New | 21 Active
  • Deer Lodge County Cases: 1,512 Total | 2 New | 40 Active
  • Glacier County Cases: 1,987 Total | 2 New | 119 Active
  • Golden Valley County Cases: 73 Total | 2 New | 6 Active
  • Granite County Cases: 335 Total | 1 New | 31 Active
  • Judith Basin County Cases: 139 Total | 1 New | 6 Active
  • Liberty County Cases: 248 Total | 1 New | 16 Active
  • Petroleum County Cases: 17 Total | 1 New | 2 Active
  • Sweet Grass County Cases: 521 Total | 1 New | 7 Active

Only Montana counties that had at least 1 new positive case were included in the above list.

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