“Nearly half of all counties in the Mountain West have largely been spared from COVID-19,” including much of eastern Montana. Some of these counties registered Covid-19 infections, but all had “fewer than five confirmed cases of the virus” according to USAFacts, a non-profit. The news has been pretty good so far, but there are concerns of a “second wave” as states re-open without comprehensive testing and tracing programs. “Without that, we’re just going to go right back into the fire.”

 

 

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