MARTIN COUNTY NOW HAS 203 CONFIRMED CASES. 18 ACTIVE.180 RECOVERED.
FARIBAULT COUNTY HAS 82 CONFIRMED. 11 ACTIVE. 71 RECOVERED.
WATONWAN COUNTY AT LAST REPORT HAS 300 CONFIRMED CASES. 14 ACTIVE. 286 RECOVERED.
Minnesota health officials reported eight newly confirmed deaths from COVID-19 on Sunday.
That raises the state’s death toll to 1,614 since the pandemic began. Of the eight new deaths, five were in long-term care or assisted-living facilities. Of Minnesota’s death toll, 1,231 — or 76 % — are residents of long-term care or assisted-living facilities.
The number of newly confirmed coronavirus cases in Minnesota also continued to rise, with 769 newly reported cases Sunday, bringing the state’s total to 55,947.
A total of 302 patients were hospitalized Sunday, down 15 from 317 the previous day. The number of those in intensive care units remained at 149.
The number of coronavirus cases reported in Iowa has topped 45,000.
The Iowa Department of Public Health said Sunday that 45,481 cases of the virus have been reported in the state. That was an increase of 544 cases since Saturday at 10 a.m.
Iowa officials also reported two more deaths linked to COVID-19, which gives the state a total of 874 deaths linked to the virus.
Of the 45,481 people who have tested positive for the virus in Iowa, 32,918 have recovered.
Hospitalizations for the virus remain at an elevated level across the state. As of 10 a.m. Sunday, 231 people were hospitalized. That’s down from Saturday’s 242 people hospitalized but still higher than what had been seen in recent weeks. Yet the number of people hospitalized with the virus remains far below the state’s peak of 417 on May 6.