Gov. Bullock announces facemask directive for Montana schools

Bullock COVID 19 Aug. 12
Posted at 10:49 AM, Aug 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-13 01:18:04-04


Gov. Steve Bullock has announced that face coverings be worn at public and private schools in Montana in counties with four or more active COVID-19 cases.

The governor also announced he will direct $10 million in Coronavirus Relief Funds to create the Live Entertainment Grant Program to provide long term viability for the live entertainment industry.

We will have a full recap of the governor's press conference during Wednesday's 5:30 News.


Montana Gov. Steve Bullock is hosting a press conference to discuss the latest on the COVID-19 situation in Montana.

Gov. Bullock will "provide an update on COVID-19 and will announce new funding from the Coronavirus Relief Fund to support Montana businesses," according to a press release.

Montana reported an additional 175 confirmed COVID-19 cases on Wednesday morning as well as three additional deaths.