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The latest news about the novel coronavirus and COVID-19 in Montana.

State Medical Officer Answers Montana Coronavirus Testing Questions

Doctor with a swab test

As of this update, the Montana state lab has tested over 500 people in Montana for COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. Ten of those tests have come back positive. Montana Public Radio’s Corin Cates-Carney spoke with Montana’s State Medical Officer Gregory Holzman earlier Wednesday to learn how testing is happening, who's getting tested and what to expect moving forward.

Prior to the interview, Holzman recorded this statement with information he thought the public should know.

Montana’s State Medical Officer Gregory Holzman talks about coronavirus testing and prevention.

Corin Cates-Carney manages MTPR’s daily and long-term news projects. After spending more than five years living and reporting across Western and Central Montana, he became news director in early 2020.
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