Montana Public Radio

Evening Newscast 04-07-20

Apr 7, 2020

Gov. Steve Bullock is extending Montana’s stay-at-home order for at least another two weeks, until April 24. 

The Department of Justice Today confirmed Tuesday what is believed to be the first positive COVID-19 case in a jail inmate.

The governor is now asking Montanans to follow guidance from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to wear a mask or face covering in public situations when social distancing might be difficult, like at a grocery store or pharmacy.

Gov. Steve Bullock extended school closures Tuesday for at least another two weeks to continue social distancing amid the novel coronavirus pandemic.

Montana is edging closer to the spring runoff season. Scientists now have a better idea of what our mountain snowpack will yield this spring and summer.