COVID-19 Testing In Minnesota Hits 10,000 Per Day

Fri 6-5-2020

(St. Paul)-- Minnesota topped the 10,000 tests per day threshold yesterday with 10,631 test completed, bringing the states total to over 322,000 tests.

Officials reported 712 new positive COVID-19 cases this morning, bringing the state’s total to almost 27,000. Jackson County is still at 42, Cottonwood County increased 3 to 82, Martin County is up 3 to 135 and Nobles County increased 15 to 1,577.

33 new deaths reported this morning, bringing the state’s total to 1,148, of which 922 are among residents in long-term care or assisted living facilities.

The number of Minnesotans in the hospital dropped by 34 to 478. Those in ICU dropped 24 to 220.

(Courtesy Community First Broadcasting station KKOJ in Jackson, Mn.)