School bus service suspended indefinitely

Sam Klomhaus – Enterprise Staff Writer
Tuesday, January 12, 2021

School bus service in Livingston has been suspended indefinitely because of at least one positive COVID-19 case within the Livingston School District’s transportation department.

The district’s online COVID-19 outbreak dashboard’s Monday afternoon update contained the note that school buses will not run until further notice.

In addition to the transportation department, there have also been new COVID-19 cases identified at Park High School and Sleeping Giant Middle School, according to the dashboard.

Five students and five staffers within the district are COVID-19 positive and isolating, according to the dashboard, and 59 students and nine staffers across the district are quarantining because of close contact with a positive case or COVID-19 symptoms.

The state of Montana’s COVID-19 case map reported no new cases in Park County Tuesday, but 439 new cases statewide.

Park County has reported 940 COVID-19 cases so far during the pandemic, 59 of which are active.

Montana has reported 87,077 cases, 4,827 of which are active.

There have been 1,067 deaths attributed to COVID-19 in Montana, seven of whom were Park County residents.