It's been a while since Madison County Public Health Director Emilie Sayler provided a Covid-19 update for Madison County Commissioners, but with cases on the rise statewide Sayler was back at the commissioner’s meeting with an update on August 17.
Madison County is currently seeing an uptick in Covid-19 cases. Madison County Public Health Department Director Emilie Sayler said she’s seen a number of new confirmed cases in the area, most coming in the last days of July.
As of Tuesday morning, Montana reported 834 new coronavirus cases, according to the Governor’s Coronavirus Task Force daily report.
Between Dec. 27-Jan. 4, Madison County reported 22 new cases, according to the Madison County Public Health Department. Twenty-one of the cases are active, and 88 community members are quarantined.
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.