During their meeting on Monday, the Marshall County Commissioners extended the Public Health Disaster Emergency Declaration. State Statute requires the commissioners to affirm the declaration every seven days.
This marks the 12th consecutive week Marshall County has been under the Public Health Disaster Emergency Declaration.
On Monday the state reported that Marshall County has had a total of 4,621 positive cases reported and 81 deaths attributed to the coronavirus.
The Emergency Declaration makes it possible for the County Health Officer, Dr. Byron Holm to implement any protocols necessary to help slow the spread of the coronavirus in Marshall County.
The declaration also opens the door to the county should federal funds become available to help fight the spread of the coronavirus.