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By Mark Hebert
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No cases of Covid-19 in Phillips County or neighboring counties

 

April 15, 2020



As of Monday afternoon, April 6, there are no confirmed cases of the COVID-19 virus in Phillips County nor any county that boarders Phillips County (Blaine, Fergus, Petroleum, Garfield, or Valley.)

In Montana, there have been a total of 394 confirmed cases of which 171 people have recovered from the COVID-19 virus. There has been a total of seven deaths, the seventh announced Monday morning by Montana Governor Steve Bullock.

“I am saddened to hear of another death due to COVID-19 in Montana and am thinking of the family and friends who are grieving the loss of this fellow Montanan,” Gov. Bullock said. “We must stay vigilant in our efforts to stay home and take all precautions to protect our family, friends, and Montana’s most vulnerable during this difficult time.”

The most recent death was reported by the Flathead City-County Health Department where there have been 36 positive COVID-19 tests according to the MONTANA RESPONSE: COVID-19 - Coronavirus - Global, National, and State Information Resources. Flathead County’s 36 positive tests are the third most in the state followed by Gallatin County with 138 and Yellowstone County with 59.

There have been a total of 9,098 COVID-19 tests administered in Montana, and 21 active hospitalizations. Since last Thursday, April 9, the total cases has risen from 354 to 394 and tests given have gone up from 7,860 to 9,098 in that same period.

 

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