Montana Public Radio

Evening Newscast 03-24-20

Mar 24, 2020

Gov. Steve Bullock announced today he’s adding another two weeks to state ordered closures for some social business and schools to combat Covid-19.

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock is extending the statewide closures of schools, restaurants, bars and other gathering places as the number of coronavirus cases continues to grow.

Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks announced today (3/24) they’re closing to all visitors, effective immediately. 

According to the Montana Department of Justice, President Trump has postponed the Oct. 1st deadline for obtaining a REAL ID. The new deadline has not been set.

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock announced this afternoon he’s extending the statewide closures of schools, restaurants, bars and other gathering places as the number of coronavirus cases continues to grow.

Bozeman Health says that within a month, it will be able to analyze COVID-19 swabs on site. As of this broadcast 19 out of 51 identified cases of the novel coronavirus are in Gallatin County.