LIVE: Gov. Bullock provides Montana COVID-19 update

Posted at 2:55 PM, Mar 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-20 17:15:36-04

Gov. Steve Bullock has ordered that several Montana businesses must close down on Friday evening.

All dine-in food service and alcoholic beverage businesses -- and other activities that pose enhanced health risks -- must close at 8 p.m. on Friday.

The closure order in in effect until 11:59 p.m. on March 27.

Gov. Bullock is currently holding a news conference about the COVID-19 situation in Montana.

Click here to watch a live stream.

Gov. Bullock had previously declared a state of emergency and ordered that all Montana public schools close until until March 27.

Additionally, local health officials are providing an update on the latest information about the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation in Missoula County.

Click here to watch a live-stream of today's news conference.

There were 15 confirmed COVID-19 patients Montana as of Thursday evening, including four in Missoula County.