Montana resident confirmed to have contracted COVID-19
Last updated 3/12/2020 at 11:34am
The first Montana resident has been confirmed to have contracted the novel COVID-19 virus, although she was not in Montana when she contracted it and was in Maryland when tested.
“Since the case was announced earlier today, public health officials have been working nonstop to learn more about this case and can now confirm the patient did not have coronavirus while she was in Montana,” Gov. Steve Bullock said in a release Thursday. “We will continue to monitor the patient in Maryland and remain committed to preparing for coronavirus to reach Montana.”
The 70-year-old woman is being...