MARTIN COUNTY HAS 37 NEW CASES OF THE CORONAVIRUS. TOTAL CONFIRMED NOW 1,053. ACTIVE 196. CURRENTLY LISTED HOSPITALIZED 10. TOTAL HOSPITALIZATONS 67. COVID RELATED DEATHS 20. RECOVERED CASES 840.
FARIBAULT COUNTY HAS 15 NEW CASES. TOTAL CONFIRMED CASES NOW 525. ACTIVE 109. CURRENTLY LISTED HOSPITALIZED 14. TOTAL HOSPITALIZATIONS 40. 1 COVID RELATED DEATH. 416 RECOVERED CASES.
WATONWAN COUNTY HAS 11 NEW CASES AT LAST REPORT. TOTAL CONFIRMED CASES 798. ACTIVE 67. CURRENTLY KNOWN HOSPITALIZED 4. TOTAL HOSPITALIZATIONS 42. COVID RELATED DEATHS 4. OUT OF ISOLATION 727.
The Minnesota Department of Health is observing the Thanksgiving holiday Thursday and Friday and will not update its COVID-19 data during these two days.
Iowa added 41 COVID-19 deaths Thursday as three more long-term care facilities reported virus outbreaks.
The Iowa Department of Public Health reported 3,331 new positive COVID-19 cases as of 10 a.m. to bring the total to 222,278. The latest deaths raised the pandemic total to 2,312, KCCI reports.
Long-term care facilities have been particularly hard hit, with cases in them accounting for 1,038 of the state’s 2,312 deaths.
Health department data also shows fewer Iowa counties are reporting a 14-day positivity rate greater than 15%. There are now 88 counties with a rate at 15% or higher, down from 91 the day before. Schools in those counties can apply for a waiver to provide 100% distance instruction.