As of Tuesday, nearly 40% of all new positive COVID-19 cases in Montana were in Gallatin County. There are 408 active cases with 159 new cases recorded according to the State of Montana COVID-19 dashboard.
Southern mountains of Gallatin, Madison and Beaverhead Counties may get up to a foot of fresh snow by Tuesday morning. Gusty winds up to 60 mph are also possible, creating difficult travel conditions over mountain passes.
If you would have told me a year and a half ago that we would still be talking about Covid-19, I would have thought you were wearing some sort of tin foil hat, yet, here we are.
With news reports of hospitals in Montana filling up, and school boards deciding on if masks will be part of the new school year, it feels a little like Deja Vu...
According to the latest information, right around one third of the counties in the state of Montana are now being considered areas of substantial or high transmission. So what does it take to meet the substantial transmission threshold? The CDC says that a positivity rate between 8 percent and 10 percent in the last week qualifies.