Montana adds 35 new COVID-19 cases, over 390,000 vaccinated

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Montana has added 35 new cases of COVID-19 since Sunday, and over 390,000 residents are now considered to be fully vaccinated.

Confirmed active cases in Montana dropped to 732, down from 778 reported on May 30 by the state Department of Public Health and Human Services.

While the weekend saw a lull in new cases and a reprieve from additional deaths, Montana residents are still coping with the deaths of loved ones, friends, and neighbors. Over two dozen volunteers gathered on the Rims on May 26, planting 1,600 flags in a memorial to Montanans who lost their lives to COVID-19.

Montana health care workers have administered just over 813,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines in the state as of Tuesday, an increase of almost 4,000 doses in the past week. About 43% of the state’s eligible population is considered to be fully vaccinated, amounting to just over 393,000 people.

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County health departments are offering walk-in vaccine clinics at multiple sites throughout the state, and information on vaccine availability can be found at vaccines.gov.

Active COVID-19 hospitalizations in the state dropped to 57, down seven from Sunday. The virus

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