COVID-19 cases continue to rise locally and statewide. Between Sep. 13 and 14 Madison County’s active COVID-19 cases jumped from 66 to 92, echoing the rest of the state as total active cases tallied 8,332 in the state.
COVID-19 cases continue to rise locally and statewide. Between Sep. 13 and 14 Madison County’s active COVID-19 cases jumped from 66 to 92, echoing the rest of the state as total active cases tallied 8,332 in the state. According to Montana State Library’s COVID-19 dashboard, which is updated weekdays between 10 a.m.
Madison County Commissioners have been learning a lot about the now legalized marijuana industry in the county. Their interest stems in part from concerns expressed by Shining Mountains residents who have grown weary of a medicinal marijuana grow operation in their neighborhood.
According to Montana State Library’s COVID-19 dashboard there were 39 active cases of Covid-19 in Madison County as of Sept. 7, 11 of those new from the day prior.
There is soon to be one more location for Madison County residents to receive their COVID-19 vaccine. Madison County Public Health Director Emilie Sayler announced recently that her department is now authorized to house and administer the vaccine.
One of Madison County’s nursing homes is currently in outbreak status after a staff member recently tested positive for the coronavirus.
It's been a while since Madison County Public Health Director Emilie Sayler provided a Covid-19 update for Madison County Commissioners, but with cases on the rise statewide Sayler was back at the commissioner’s meeting with an update on August 17.
According to the Montana State Library Covid-19 dashboard, as of August 9 the state had 395 new cases. Madison County had 16 active cases, three of those new.
As of June 15, Madison County reported two active coronavirus cases and 789 confirmed positive cases throughout the pandemic. There are currently no active hospitalizations.
The state of Montana saw an increase of 932 cases over the past week, resulting in a total of 112,761 cases through the pandemic.
As of June 1, Madison County had three active COVID-19 cases, zero hospitalizations and 786 confirmed positive cases since the beginning of the pandemic. Montana reports a 43% rate of residents fully vaccinated, and Madison County sits just below that at 38%.