COVID-19 is all over Madison County.
Several Madison County businesses have temporarily shut down due to concerns about COVID-19 exposure.
The COVID-19 surveillance testing drive through in Virginia City tested 376 asymptomatic people July 10.
On July 8, 2020, Melissa Brummell, Public Health Director reported five new positive coronavirus since July 4 bringing Madison County’s positive cases to 20 including one death earlier in the season.
Madison County now has more active COVID-19 cases then it did before the statewide lockdown.
Surveillance testing will be available to people without COVID-19 symptoms from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 10.
Measures to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 are required for all events in Madison County.
Montana Governor Steve Bullock hosted a press call today to address the increase in positive COVID-19 cases, provide a testing update and lay out another Coronavirus Relief Fund offering for medium to larger businesses.
Private and public events over 50 people in the county will have to go through the Madison County Public Health Department, but expectations are unclear.
On Tuesday May 19 Gov. Steve Bullock announced Montana’s entry into Phase Two of the Reopening the Big Sky Plan, effective June 1.