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By Raquel Williams
Carter County Public Health Nurse 

COVID-19 updates

 

As of Tuesday, June 2, Montana reports 523 confirmed COVID-19 cases, 44 active cases, and 17 deaths from the disease. State officials also report that 67 of the cases have resulted in hospitalizations, with 1 patient currently hospitalized, and 462 patients considered recovered.

COVID-19 continues to be transmitted throughout Montana and the world. However, there are zero positive cases of COVID-19 in Carter County. As of Tuesday afternoon, Montana has 523 positive cases of COVID-19, but 462 of those have already recovered. While everyone is asked to follow guidelines to slow the spread of COVID-19, one method that local public health departments use to slow the spread of COVID-19 and other transmittable diseases is through case investigations and contact tracing.

Case investigations and contact tracing are fundamental public health activities that involve working...



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