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KRAI News for Thursday, April 2, 2020

Moffat County doesn’t have any new cases of the COVID-19 virus, except for the original four. KRAI listeners have asked for more details on how many have been tested in the county, and how many of those tests have been negative, or are still pending. Kari Ladrow is the head of the Department of Public Health for Moffat and Routt Counties. She says they’re working on specific numbers for Moffat County and expect to have those ready to release in the next few days.

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KRAI News for Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Moffat County has no new cases of the COVID-19 virus, with four people still who have tested positive and are recovering. Jackson and Rio Blanco Counties do not have any cases of the virus. Sweetwater County in Wyoming has two.

Garfield County has now surpassed Pitkin County, which was one of the early hotspots with the pandemic. Garfield County has 33 cases of the Coronavirus while Pitkin has 30 confirmed cases. Summit County has 20 cases. Then there’s Eagle County which is reporting 227 positive cases of the virus.

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KRAI News for Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Moffat County has four positive cases of the COVID-19 virus. That’s the same number from the weekend. Jackson and Rio Blanco Counties do not have any cases of the virus.

In Wyoming, there are 95 confirmed cases in 15 out of 23 counties. Two of those cases are out of Green River in Sweetwater County.

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KRAI News for Monday, March 30, 2020

In Moffat County, there is one new confirmed case of COVID-19, bringing the total number to four. The latest is a woman in her 50s, who lives in Moffat County.

Routt County has 16 positive cases of the COVID-19 virus.

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KRAI News for Friday, March 27, 2020

A person in Moffat County has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus, also known as the Coronavirus. The Department of Public Health says the man in his 30s lives in Moffat County, and has been ordered to go into isolation. Members of his household have been ordered to self-quarantine as well. The man was not hospitalized and is working with public health officials. His name is not being released.

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KRAI News for Thursday, March 26, 2020

All of Colorado is on a stay-at-home order as of this morning, under the orders of Governor Polis. You can still go out and get food and medicine, go to work if you are a critical employee, seek medical care, care for dependents or pets, go outside and get exercise but you have to stay at least six feet or more away from others.

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KRAI News for Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Moffat County is still in the clear, without any reported cases of the COVID-19 virus. 33 counties out of 64 in Colorado have not reported any cases of the virus. That includes Moffat, Jackson, and Rio Grande Counties.

Sweetwater County in Wyoming has reported its first case of COVID-19. It’s a man in his 40s, from Green River, who is self-isolating at home.

Routt County is reporting two more cases of the COVID-19 virus, which brings the total to seven. The latest cases are a woman in her 20s, and the other is a female teenager. Both are residents of Routt County and have been placed in isolation via an order through the public health department.

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KRAI News for Tuesday, March 24, 2020

No cases of the COVID virus have been reported in Moffat, Jackson, or Rio Grande Counties. There are 33 Colorado counties without any cases of the virus, out of 64 counties in the state. That means 31 counties have reported cases of Coronavirus.

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KRAI News for Monday, March 23, 2020

Taking a look at the numbers…

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis held a press conference Sunday, saying over 5,000 people have been tested for the COVID-19 virus, with 591 testing positive. No one in Moffat County has tested positive for the Coronavirus as of this weekend. In Routt County, 108 tests have been conducted. There are 47 results still pending. Four people have tested positive according to the Routt County Department of Public Health. The fourth is a man in his 80s who is in self-isolation for the next 14 days.

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KRAI News for Friday, March 20, 2020

Craig City Council has passed an emergency resolution in an effort to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus. City Hall will be locked. Instructions on how to access different services will be on the west entrance of the building, and also on the KRAI Facebook page and website. City Council meetings will be conducted via broadcast. Utility billing can be paid online or placed in the drop boxes at City Hall or inside City Market by the service counter.

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KRAI News for Thursday, March 19, 2020

Kids will be home from school through April 17. Governor Jared Polis has signed an executive order suspending in-person learning in public and private schools across the state of Colorado from March 23, to now April 17. Also, no gatherings are allowed of ten people or more including community, civic, public, religious, sporting events, concerts, conventions, fundraisers, fairs, and any other type of public event.

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KRAI News for Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Routt County is reporting that a group of international travelers from Australia, who stayed in Steamboat Springs March 10-12, have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. They visited local establishments and had contact with numerous people. The Routt County website says, “We now assume that community-level transmission of COVID-19 is now occurring in Routt County and proper precautions should remain at the forefront. It is vital that every member and organization in our community practice disease prevention measures.  That includes limit contact with others and self-monitor for the illness. Sick people should stay at home. Isolate yourself for ten days from the onset of symptoms. Only call 911 for an emergency that would require life-saving care.

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