MARTIN COUNTY HAS 3 NEW CASES. TOTAL CONFIRMED 1,521. ACTIVE 64. NEWLY LISTED AS HOSPITALIZED 0. TOTAL HOSPITALIZATIONS 98. CASES BEYOND INFECTIOUS PERIOD 1,454. COVID RELATED DEATHS 25.
FARIBAULT COUNTY HAS 17 NEW CASES. TOTAL CONFIRMED 879. ACTIVE 65. NEWLY LISTED AS HOSPITALIZED 0. TOTAL HOSPITALIZATIONS 68. CASES BEYOND INFECTIOUS PERIOD 810. COVID RELATED DEATHS 9.
WATONWAN COUNTY HAS 1 NEW CASE AT LAST REPORT. TOTAL CONFIRMED 1.019. ACTIVE 11. CURRENTLY KNOWN HOSPITALIZED 11. TOTAL HOSPITALIZATIONS 51. CASES OUT OF ISOLATION 1,003. COVID RELATED DEATHS 5.
Minnesota health officials on Sunday reported 2,534 positive COVID-19 cases and 40 deaths from data recorded over the past two days.The update that combined Friday and Saturday confirmations increased the total of number of cases since the start of the pandemic to 409,061. The cumulative amount of fatalities stands at 5,147, of which 3,332 were in long-term care facilities.There were about 555 new cases per 100,000 people in Minnesota over the past two weeks, which ranks 42nd in the country for new cases per capita, according to Johns Hopkins University researchers. One in every 471 people in the state tested positive in the past week.About 5.48 million COVID-19 tests and 2,999 vaccinations have been completed in Minnesota, health officials said Sunday.
Iowa is reporting 620 new coronavirus cases and one more death linked to the virus in the state.The state said Sunday that 274,933 people have become ill with COVID-19 and 3,745 people have died since the pandemic began.The latest numbers may have been affected by the closure of Test Iowa sites on Christmas day. But the seven-day rolling average of daily new cases in Iowa decreased over the past two weeks, going from 1,324 new cases per day on Dec. 12 to 839.14 new cases per day on Saturday.The number of people hospitalized with the virus also declined Saturday to 553 from the previous day’s 558.
Across the state, the 14-day positivity rate registered 12% on Sunday. Thirty of Iowa’s 99 counties had a 14-day positivity rate over 15% on Sunday while 20 counties reported a rate below 10%