There are 1,272 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Montana.

There are now 520 deaths and 435 people remain hospitalized out of 2,047 total hospitalizations.

The state said there have been 572,561 COVID-19 tests administered.

The number of cases in Montana has grown 40% from the 33,495 reports on Nov. 1 and deaths have grown 38.6% from 375 on Nov. 1. The first confirmed case of COVID-19 was reported March 11 and it was mid-June until the state had 500 reports.

Montana added 7,479 new reports from Nov. 7-15, an 18.8% increase.