5/5/20 Daily Update


Montrose County Public Health has one new case to report today and four negative cases. Also, one additional positive from Monday was reassigned to public health from an adjoining county as the patient is a resident of Montrose County. Community spread is still present in Montrose County; please take precautions including wearing a mask in public when you cannot maintain six feet of distance, frequently washing your hands or using hand sanitizer, and stay home if you are not feeling well.

While the public health team is hopeful that we have overcome the surge, the rest remains in your hands. Contact tracing has indicated that several positive cases have attended work while sick–please stay home and self-quarantine if you are sick. If you are sick and need assistance with groceries or other necessities, please reach out to the public health hotline at 970-252-4545. If you are sick and your symptoms are not improving, please call your primary care provider.

As always, please keep regular appointments with your primary care provider to keep chronic conditions under control. If you need emergency medical help, the Emergency Department at Montrose Memorial Hospital is a safe place to go for care. They have precautions to keep patients safe and skilled medical care for emergencies.


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
110, and *one presumptive/inconclusive result 11


COVID-19 Patients Hospitalized at MMH Positive Cases Reported as “Self-recovered” from COVID-19 symptoms
4 82


Age Range Number of Cases
0-10 1
20-29 20
30-39 13
40-49 15
50-59 16
60-69 18
70-79 17
80-89 8
90-99 1


Male Female
51 59