J ust 32 active cases of Covid-19 were being reported in Madison County by the State of Montana’s official coronavirus tracking system on the morning of Nov. 2. It’s a number on the decline, mirroring what’s being seen across the state.
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.
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.
From Feb. 28-March 7, Madison County reported 14 new coronavirus cases. One resident is currently hospitalized. There are 28 active cases in the county and have been seven fatalities through the course of the pandemic.
From Jan. 31-Feb. 7, Madison County reported 16 new positive coronavirus cases. In the past seven days, 122 residents were quarantined.
The majority of the 122 quarantined could be tied back to eight people, Madison County Public Health Nurse Melissa Brummell said.
On Jan. 26 the Madison County Health Department issued an order to extend the current mask mandate for all residents and businesses for 60 days in Madison County, requiring anyone in public to wear a face covering.
From Jan. 24-31, Madison County reported 12 new coronavirus cases. Three residents are currently hospitalized and one more death has been recorded, bringing the cumulative total to seven. Thirty residents are in quarantine.
Between Jan. 17-24, Madison County reported 21 new coronavirus cases. Seventy residents are currently quarantined and 29 were required to quarantine within the past seven days. Two individuals are hospitalized, one new from last week’s update.
Madison Valley healthcare workers received a much-anticipated Christmas gift on Dec. 23 – the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine.