The Whitehall Ledger - Serving Southern Jefferson County in the Great State of Montana

County announces case was false positive


Jefferson County Health Department Officials announced Thursday what had been reported as a confirmed case of COVID-19 has been determined to be a false positive test result.

The department had reported Sunday a female resident between 60 and 69 had tested positive for COVID-19.

Molly Carey of the JCHD said even though the tests that detects COVID-19 is very reliable, no test is 100% accurate all the time.

“COVID-19 is still a real threat to the health and safety of our community. We want to remind everyone to remain vigilant over the holiday weekend. If you attend events that don’t a...

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