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By Raquel Williams
Carter County Public Health Nurse 

COVID-19 updates

 

April 24, 2020

As of Wednesday morning, April 22, Montana had reported 437 confirmed COVID-19 cases, and 12 deaths from the disease. State officials also report that 59 of the cases have resulted in hospitalizations, with 14 patients currently hospitalized, and 273 patients considered recovered.

As of Tuesday afternoon, there were no cases of COVD-19 in Carter County. Statewide, 437 people had tested positive for the virus that causes COVID-19.

To prevent the spread and to keep people healthy, know how to protect yourself and others from being infected with the virus that causes COVID-19. Since there is not a vaccine available to prevent COVID-19, the best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to the virus. This virus is thought to spread mainly person-to-person, between people who are in close contact with each other. The spread of the virus happens when an infected pe...



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