COVID-19: Daily Podcast for March 24

Gov. Steve Bullock announces closures of schools, dine-in restaurants and bars will extend through April 10

By Andy Viano
Montana Gov. Steve Bullock. Beacon file photo

The Flathead Beacon is producing a daily podcast to recap each day’s news regarding the coronavirus, or COVID-19, in Montana and specifically in the Flathead Valley.

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In this episode, Gov. Steve Bullock held a press conference on Tuesday afternoon to announce that the current closures of K-12 schools, dine-in restaurants, bars and other locales will extend through at least April 10. Staff Writer Justin Franz joins the show to talk about Bullock’s announcement, then we go through the latest news and cases of COVID-19 in Montana.

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The music in this this episode is “Thinking Music” by Kevin MacLeod ( and is licensed under Creative Commons. By Attribution 3.0 License

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