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By Raquel Williams
Carter County Public Health Nurse 

COVID-19 updates

 

As of Tuesday, June 16, Montana reports 614 confirmed COVID-19 cases, 60 active cases, and 19 deaths from the disease. State officials also report that 79 of the cases have resulted in hospitalizations, with 8 patients currently hospitalized, and 535 patients considered recovered.

COVID-19 is a respiratory illness caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus. While this list does not include all possible symptoms of COVID-19, the most common symptoms include fever or chills, cough, shortness of breath, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headache, a new loss of taste or smell, sore throat, runny nose, nausea or vomiting, and diarrhea.

Carter County continues to have ZERO positive cases of COVID-19. Since testing began in March, there have been 614 positive cases in Montana. Currently, there are only 60 active cases, 535 have recovered, but there have been 19 deaths related to COVID-1...



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