MARTIN COUNTY HAS 264 CONFIRMED CASES OF THE CORONAVIRUS. 13 ACTIVE. 4 CURRENTLY KNOWN HOSPITALIZED. 242 RECOVERED.
FARIBAULT COUNTY HAS 127 CONFIRMED CASES. 9 ACTIVE. 118 RECOVERED.
WATONWAN COUNTY HAS 463 CASES OF THE CORONAVIRUS AT LAST REPORT. 12
ACTIVE. 447 OUT OF ISOLATION.
Minnesota health officials on Sunday confirmed 741 new cases of the coronavirus and 13 deaths resulting from COVID-19,
Nine of the people who died were residents of long-term care and assisted-living facilities, the Minnesota Department of Health reported. A total of 1,919 people in the state have died since the pandemic began.
The latest Minnesotans to die ranged in age from 60 to 99. Hennepin and Ramsey counties each reported three deaths. St. Louis and Waseca counties each had two deaths. Anoka, Freeborn and Kanabec counties each reported one death.
Officials say hospitalizations have dropped from 247 to 241 in the last day, and patients in intensive care have decreased from 140 to 136,
Iowa officials said the number of coronavirus cases in the state increased by 814 Sunday and two additional deaths were reported.
Health officials said that as of 10 a.m. Sunday 74,361 confirmed cases of coronavirus have been reported since the pandemic began. Of that total, 1,218 people have died and 53,120 have recovered, according to the state’s online virus tracker.
The state said Iowa had an 8.9% positivity rate over the past 14 days, but six Iowa counties reported positivity rates over 15% over the past 14 days.
State officials said 274 people were hospitalized with COVID-19 Sunday, down from 290 on Saturday. The number of patients battling COVID-19 in intensive care also decreased to 79 on Sunday from Saturday’s 90 patients.