By Raquel Williams
Carter County Public Health Nurse 

COVID-19 updates


As of Tuesday, May 12, Montana had reported 461 confirmed COVID-19 cases, and 16 deaths from the disease. State officials also report that 63 of the cases have resulted in hospitalizations, with 4 patients currently hospitalized, and 425 patients considered recovered.

As of the afternoon of May 12th, there are zero cases of COVID-19 in Carter County and only 461 positive cases in Montana. Montana residents have done an excellent job of following the guidelines to slow the transmission. Also, public health departments in Montana have been phenomenal at slowing and stopping transmission by interviewing people found to be positive with COVID-19 and their contacts. Doing this ensures those folks are in isolation and quarantine, and that the spread does not go beyond there.

However, we must all continue to take care that COVID-19 cases do not significantly i...

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