Gov. Steve Bullock has scheduled a press conference at 2 p.m. Friday.
According to a press release, Bullock will provide updates on Montana's response to COVID-19 and answer questions from reporters. Dr. Marc Mental, president of the Montana Medical Association, will also participate and be available to answer questions.
Bullock held a briefing on Wednesday to announce a phased re-opening plan for the state .
On Friday morning, officials announced the state had reached a total of 444 COVID-19 cases , an increase of two cases over the previous 24-hour reporting period.