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MADISON COUNTY CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

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.

Drop in positivity rate

On Tuesday, Montana reported 803 new coronavirus cases, according to the Governor’s Coronavirus Task Force update.

According to Gov. Steve Bullock and U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams, the Covid-19 positivity rate in Montana has dropped from a peak of 20% in November to 14% through Dec. 10.

“It’s hard,” Lee described the work done during the pandemic. “It started to feel like Groundhog’s Day,” she said. “We talk about that a lot in the lab.” Left to right: Lana Moyer, bioterrorism program specialist; Jeanne Lee; Lorna McIntyre, clinical lab technologist; and Tammy Buckley, clinical lab specialist. PHOTO COURTESY OF DEBORAH GIBSON

‘Invisible heroes’

Writer's note: my mom, laboratory QA safety specialist at the state lab, used to walk my sister and I through the halls and different components of the lab when we were little. I thought Debbie was the coolest woman then, especially after I started hearing about all the ultras she ran, and still feel that way now.

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