From Jan. 3-11, Madison County reported 42 new coronavirus cases. There are 33 active cases in the county and 97 enrolled close contacts under quarantine from the past seven days. One new hospitalization was reported in the past week.
On Dec. 28 Madison County had 34 residents in quarantine and 13 active coronavirus cases. Two individuals are currently hospitalized, one new since last week.
Madison County Public Health Nurse Melissa Brummell explained the decrease in numbers corresponds to a decrease in the number of people getting tests.
From Dec. 13-20, Madison County reported 15 new coronavirus cases. Sixty-five residents are in quarantine and there has been one additional hospitalization. There are 46 active cases in the county.
Madison County Public Health Nurse Melissa Brummell provided tips for enjoying the holidays safely:
On Tuesday, Montana reported 803 new coronavirus cases, according to the Governor’s Coronavirus Task Force update.
According to Gov. Steve Bullock and U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams, the Covid-19 positivity rate in Montana has dropped from a peak of 20% in November to 14% through Dec. 10.
Housing prices are going up and inventory is going down across the Ruby and Madison Valleys.
The Madison Valley has experienced a huge jump in prices from 2019-2020 while the Ruby Valley felt a more modest increase from 2018-2020 due to more limited inventory.
The Alder School Board discussed leftover lunch money as part of last Thursday evening’s meeting.
The Twin Bridges School District, via School Board Chair Steve Janzen, reached out to Headwaters RC&D about housing concerns.
From Nov. 29-Dec. 6, Madison County reported 31 new coronavirus cases. There have been 26 total hospitalizations through the pandemic and three deaths. Seventy-five residents are currently in quarantine.
Between Nov. 16 and Nov. 22, Madison County reported 59 new coronavirus cases. Four residents are hospitalized, bringing the total number of hospitalizations to 22. Two hundred residents are currently quarantined.