Between Jan. 10 and Jan. 18, 56 new Covid-19 cases were reported in Madison County. Eight individuals are hospitalized, 145 in quarantine and three additional Covid-19 related deaths have been reported, bringing the total death count related to Covid-19 during the pandemic to six.
It may not have been a holiday season full of gatherings at Madison County nursing homes, but nursing home administrators-in-training from Madison Valley Manor and Tobacco Root Mountains Care Center told the Madison County Board of Commissioners at their weekly meeting on January 5 that holiday spirits were still high.
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 Dec. 28 Madison County had 34 residents in quarantine and 13 active coronavirus cases. Two individuals are currently hospitalized, one new since last week.
Madison County Public Health Nurse Melissa Brummell explained the decrease in numbers corresponds to a decrease in the number of people getting tests.
From Dec. 13-20, Madison County reported 15 new coronavirus cases. Sixty-five residents are in quarantine and there has been one additional hospitalization. There are 46 active cases in the county.
Madison County Public Health Nurse Melissa Brummell provided tips for enjoying the holidays safely:
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.
The Twin Bridges School District, via School Board Chair Steve Janzen, reached out to Headwaters RC&D about housing concerns.
From Nov. 29-Dec. 6, Madison County reported 31 new coronavirus cases. There have been 26 total hospitalizations through the pandemic and three deaths. Seventy-five residents are currently in quarantine.
From Nov. 23-Nov. 29, Madison County reported 22 new coronavirus cases. One hundred and fifty residents are in quarantine and there have been 23 total hospitalizations. Four county residents are currently hospitalized.
Between Nov. 16 and Nov. 22, Madison County reported 59 new coronavirus cases. Four residents are hospitalized, bringing the total number of hospitalizations to 22. Two hundred residents are currently quarantined.