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COVID-19 UPDATE

With the expected peak still days or weeks away, Health Officials in Minnesota said Thursday the state has 742 positive Coronavirus tests and 18 deaths linked to the virus. Freeborn County, which reported its first cases Wednesday, now has 5, Martin County reported 29 cases and Faribault County reported 2 [...]

April 3rd, 2020|

MARTIN COUNTY 3RD COVID DEATH

Martin County Sheriff Jeff Markquart gave another Facebook video update concerning the COVID-19 virus. He stated that the county now has 29 positive cases and issued a reminder that residents should take the matter seriously. “Today we’re up four more, and one more would be an even 30 and we’ve [...]

April 2nd, 2020|

COMMUNITY COVID HOTLINE

Community Health and Human Services of Faribault and Martin Counties is  providing a 24-hour hotline to community members who are quarantined or self-isolating to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Community members who are facing challenges to obtaining necessary essential items such as food, medicine, cleaning supplies, etc., and do not [...]

April 2nd, 2020|

MAYOR FOSTER COVID MESSAGE

Fairmont Mayor Debbie Foster posted a message on Facebook, addressing concerns about COVID-19 and the impact it is having on local residents and businesses. Overwhelming response has prompted the mayor to continue weekly televised messages. Her weekly video will air on Midco’s local access channel, Channel 12, at 8 a.m., [...]

April 2nd, 2020|

IOWA COVID CASES

There are reported new cases of the cornonavirus in northern Iowa according to information released today by state health officials. The state also announced two more deaths, bringing the statewide total to nine. Hancock County has 3 cases, one case has been reported in Kossuth County and none have been [...]

April 2nd, 2020|

COVID-19 MARTIN COUNTY

Health Officials in Minnesota said Tuesday that the state has 12 coronavirus related deaths and 629 positive cases. Seven days ago, there were 262 positive cases in the state.  The approximate number of tests completed stands at 19,780. The report also said that Martin County had 25 confirmed cases of [...]

April 1st, 2020|

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