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By Raquel Williams
Carter County Public Health Nurse 

COVID-19 Updates

 

As of Wednesday, May 27, Montana reports 481 confirmed COVID-19 cases, 20 active cases, and 17 deaths from the disease. State officials also report that 66 of the cases have resulted in hospitalizations, with 2 patients currently hospitalized, and 444 patients considered recovered.

There continue to be low positive case numbers of COVID-19 in Montana and zero in Carter County. As of Tuesday, there has not been a new case of COVID-19 in Montana for six days! The total positive cases in Montana is 479.

On May 20th, Governor Bullock issued the directive outlining Phase 2 of re-opening Montana. Phase 2 begins on June 1st. Even though the directive allows for people to gather in groups of fifty, social distancing is still recommended whenever possible, even when outdoors.

Getting outdoors for work or physical activity is highly recommended. Physical activity is beneficial...



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