A strain of coronavirus that is more easily spread between people has been identified in a Teton County man.
Montana tallied 425 new cases of COVID-19 Saturday, with the statewide number of active cases currently at 5,048.
The state of Wyoming has received 40,975 initial vaccine doses — 21,450 of which have been administered.
Montana added another 515 COVID-19 cases and nine deaths in an update Friday morning to the state’s case mapping and information website.
Part of the COVID-19 relief package passed by Congress in mid-December, $325 billion in PPP loans became available this week, first at community investment institutions like Missoula-based MoFi before becoming available Friday at most banks.
For workers in Wyoming’s mining industries, the COVID-19 pandemic has been brutal.