FARIBAULT AND MARTIN COUNTIES COMMUNITY HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES REPORTS:
4 new laboratory confirmed COVID-19 cases .
Martin County: 2 cases, neither currently hospitalized.
Ages: 34, 78
One prior reported case is hospitalized. Age: 89
CONFIRMED CASES 544. ACTIVE CASES 43. RECOVERED 487. 14 COVID RELATED DEATHS SO FAR.
Faribault County: 2 cases, neither currently hospitalized.
Ages: 17, 24
Three prior reported cases hospitalized. Ages: 64, 65, 67
CONFIRMED CASES 178. ACTIVE 17. RECOVERED 171.
WATONWAN COUNTY HAS AT LAST REPORT 550 CONFIRMED CASES. 12 ACTIVE. CURRENTLY KNOWN HOSPITALIZATIONS 1. OUT OF ISOLATION 584. 4 COVID RELATED DEATHS SO FAR.
Minnesota health officials on Sunday reported 10 new deaths due to complications from the coronavirus, raising the total number of fatalities to 2,141 since the pandemic began.
The update showed 1,450 new cases in the last day, following a record high Saturday of more than 1,500 positive tests. A total of 112,268 people have tested positive for COVID-19, including 11,551 healthcare workers.
It’s the fourth straight day the state has reported more than 1,000 cases. Active cases remain at a record high of 9,956. The update shows 52 new hospitalizations, compared with 51 on Saturday.
There were about 270 new cases per 100,000 people in Minnesota over the past two weeks, which ranks 17th in the country for new cases per capita, according to researchers from Johns Hopkins University. The death toll is the 25th highest in the country overall and the 31st highest per capita.