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By Raquel Williams
Carter County Public Health Nurse 

COVID-19 updates

 

As of Tuesday, May 5, Montana had reported 456 confirmed COVID-19 cases, and 16 deaths from the disease. State officials also report that 62 of the cases have resulted in hospitalizations, with 6 patients currently hospitalized, and 410 patients considered recovered.

As of May 5th, Carter County has zero cases of COVID-19, and Montana has 456 cases; of those cases, 410 have already recovered!

Since this is a new virus, information is frequently changing with new research and data. In the past week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated the list of possible symptoms associated with COVID-19. People with COVID-19 can have mild to severe symptoms, and symptoms may not appear for 14 days after exposure.

People with COVID-19 may experience cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fever, chills, repeated shaking with ch...



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