Bullock: State could start re-opening if cases stay down
April 20, 2020
Gov. Steve Bullock announced Friday that if the rate of COVID-19 confirmations stays low or decreases, the state could start a phased re-opening next week.
He said the actions taken including his stay-at-home directive, set to expire Friday, have helped reduce the spread of the virus.
“When this virus came to Montana, we took quick and aggressive measures to slow the spread and keep Montanans home during this critical period. We bought time for our health care workers and our first responders on the front lines, and we kept hospitals especially in our rural areas from becoming overwhelm...