4/27/20 Daily Update


Montrose County is sad to report the COVID-19 related death of a 70-year-old male. Additionally, there are six new positive cases today and 29 negative results. The increase in cases today and over the weekend is being investigated by Public Health through contact tracing; please continue to practice social distancing, wear a mask when interacting in public, and wash your hands.

Today, Montrose County Public Health Pandemic Specialist and Medical Adviser Dr. Adragna and City of Montrose Business Innovation Director Chelsea Rosty hosted a conference regarding the county’s draft business guidance as well as provided Q&A for local businesses. The video is available here. All draft business guidance from the county is available here.

Testing continues in Montrose County at the county’s test site and primary care provider offices. Please call your primary care provider if you have symptoms of COVID-19. If you do not have a primary care provider, several local providers are accepting new patients.

Please continue to take precautions: wear a mask if you are working or have to go out in public, wash your hands, and sanitize common surfaces. Also, please keep regular appointments with your primary care provider to keep chronic conditions under control. Most importantly, if you are sick please stay home, treat your symptoms, and call a doctor if your symptoms worsen.



Montrose County Public Health has a test site available for individuals who meet criteria to be tested. In order to be tested, please CALL your primary care provider. Please note COVID-19 Patients Hospitalized at MMH include both positive cases and suspected cases; as such, this number fluctuates daily as results are returned and patients discharged.

COVID-19 Cases in Montrose County COVID-19 Deaths in Montrose County COVID-19 Patients Hospitalized at MMH Positive Cases Reported as “Self-recovered” from COVID-19 symptoms
95 , and *one presumptive/inconclusive result 10 2 48


Age Range Number of Cases
0-10 1
20-29 15
30-39 8
40-49 14
50-59 14
60-69 18
70-79 16
80-89 8
90-99 1


Male Female
44 51