COMMUNITY HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES OF FARIBAULT AND MARTIN COUNTIES REPORT 9 new laboratory confirmed COVID-19 cases
Martin County: 4 new cases, none currently listed as hospitalized.
619 CONFIRMED CASES. 30 ACTIVE. 18 COVID RELATED DEATHS. 571 RECOVERED.
Faribault County: 5 new cases, one currently listed as hospitalized.
FOUR CASES CURRENTLY HOSPITALIZED. 243 CONFIRMED CASES. 28 ACTIVE. 215 RECOVERED.
WATONWAN COUNTY HAS 581 CONFIRMED CASES. 11 ACTIVE. 1 CURRENTLY KNOWN HOSPITALIZED. 4 COVID RELATED DEATHS. 566 OUT OF ISOLATION.
The MINNESOTA state health department reported 1,916 new cases of the coronavirus and 19 new deaths on Wednesday. The new numbers put Minnesota’s total cases since the pandemic began at 139,444 and brings total deaths to 2,387.
The 7-day rolling average of daily new cases in Minnesota has risen over the past two weeks from 1,262 on Oct. 13 to 1,715 on Monday, according to The COVID Tracking Project. Case counts statewide jumped over 2,000 three times in the past two weeks, and the state has reported more than 1,000 new daily cases for the last 21 days.
IowaState public health officials reported 1,814 new confirmed cases Wednesday and an additional 22 deaths for a total of 1,680.
Over the past two weeks, the rolling average number of daily new cases has increased by 249, an increase of nearly 23%, according to researchers from Johns Hopkins University. Iowa has averaged about 1,400 new cases a day for the past