As of July 18, 2020, Melissa Brummell, RN, Public Health Director reports 11 new positive COVID-19 cases since July 12, 2020, making 44 positive cases with 24 cases being active. All active positive cases are in isolation. In the past week we have an additional 100 individuals listed as close contact with the new positive cases.
Governor Bullock Issues Directive Requiring Face Coverings in Certain Indoor Spaces and Outdoor Gatherings to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19
Executive Orders 2-2020 and 3-2020 declare that a state of emergency exists in Montana due to the global outbreak of COVID-19 Novel Coronavirus. The legislature has delegated to the Governor authority to respond to emergencies. During a declared
COVID-19 is all over Madison County.
Several Madison County businesses have temporarily shut down due to concerns about COVID-19 exposure.
The COVID-19 surveillance testing drive through in Virginia City tested 376 asymptomatic people July 10.
On July 8, 2020, Melissa Brummell, Public Health Director reported five new positive coronavirus since July 4 bringing Madison County’s positive cases to 20 including one death earlier in the season.
Madison County now has more active COVID-19 cases then it did before the statewide lockdown.
Surveillance testing will be available to people without COVID-19 symptoms from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 10.
Measures to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 are required for all events in Madison County.
Montana Governor Steve Bullock hosted a press call today to address the increase in positive COVID-19 cases, provide a testing update and lay out another Coronavirus Relief Fund offering for medium to larger businesses.