New Report Lists COVID-19 as Third Leading Cause of Death in Montana


November 10, 2021

State health officials continue to urge Montanans to get vaccinated

The Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) has released a new report that ranks COVID-19 associated deaths as the third leading cause of death in 2020 and will likely hold the same ranking for 2021.

State health officials note the death record information for 2021 is considered provisional information and will be finalized later in 2022. Also, it’s possible the 2021 leading causes of death rankings could change as death certificate data are finalized.

The report is posted online here.

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