A former employee at the Tobacco Root Mountains Care Center in Sheridan tested positive for COVID-19 Sept. 3.
Events over 50 people are no longer allowed in Madison County due to COVID-19 risks.
The Madison County Public Health Department can no longer contact trace COVID-19 cases to known cases in the county or due to travel.
Melissa Brummell, RN, Public Health Director, reported 10 new positive COVID-19 since July 28, 2020, making 73 positive cases with 20 still being active. In addition, 2 new seasonal residents have tested positive with both cases still active.
Eighteen Madison County residents and four seasonal residents have tested positive for COVID-19 between July 21 and July 28. The county has 12 active cases as of July 28.
Madison County has the fourth highest COVID-19 cases per capita in the state as of July 21.
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.
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.