IN MARTIN COUNTY’S LATEST REPORT THERE ARE 248 CONFIRMED CASES . 20 ACTIVE. 1 HOSPITALIZED. 219 RECOVERED. 9 COVID RELATED DEATHS.
FARIBAULT COUNTY HAS 118 CONFIRMED CASES. 6 ACTIVE . 112 RECOVERED.
WATONWAN COUNTY HAS 447 CONFIRMED CASES AT LAST REPORT. 25 ACTIVE. 1 CURRENTLY KNOWN HOSPITALIZED. 418 OUT OF ISOLATION. 4 COVID RELATED DEATHS.
Minnesota health officials reported 638 new cases of the coronavirus on Monday, and three additional deaths, bringing the total number of deaths in the state to 1,860.
The state has reported a total of 81,225 confirmed cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began.
As of Monday, 275 people were hospitalized with the virus, including 136 in intensive care.
The new figures come after days of warnings from state officials to stay vigilant, wear masks and continue to social distance during weekend gatherings over the Labor Day holiday.
Minnesota Public Radio News reports that about one-third of new cases are now coming from community spread of unknown origin, raising concerns of health officials that people were no longer being careful.