Montrose has 49 new cases since August 28, according to the CDC. (CDC)

Montrose County is in the red on the CDC’s COVID transmission dial, a designation that indicates a high transmission rate in the community.

Numbers remain the same at Montrose Memorial Hospital, who continues to care for four COVID-19 patients as of Friday morning, according to MMH Chief Marketing Officer Leann Tobin.

Cassie Knust is a staff writer for the Montrose Daily Press.

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