The Gallatin County Health Department announced on Wednesday that there are now three cases of the U.K. variant of COVID-19 in Gallatin County. Health Officer Matt Kelley released the following statement:
Governor Gret Gianforte announced on Tuesday that Montana will enter Phase 1B+ of the state's vaccine distribution plan. It is scheduled to start on March 8, 2021, in an effort to protect those most vulnerable to the coronavirus.
Governor Greg Gianforte's office announced Wednesday that CDC data shows Montana is the most efficient state in the nation for administering doses of the COVID-19 vaccine received by the federal government.
Montana's mask mandate will expire on Friday (Feb 12), and Governor Greg Gianforte says that he will not institute a new one to take its place. Thursday, the Gallatin City-County Health Department responded with a message on their Facebook page: