First Presumptive Positive Cases Of COVID-19 Now Being Reported In The Region With Two Cases In Martin County, Mn.

Wed 3-18-2020

(St. Paul)-- The Minnesota Department of Public Health says there are now 77 cases of the coronavirus in the state as of this (Wed.) morning, with two presumptive positive cases now being reported in Martin county. The Department says they include a person in their 50's and one in their 60's. Both are hospitalized.

In Iowa, six additional positive cases were reported as of late Tuesday afternoon, for a total of 29 cases statewide. There were three new cases in Johnson county, with the other three from Adair, Blackhawk and Dallas counties.