Minnesota Department Of Health Reporting 498 New Positive Cases Of COVID-19

Sat 5-2-2020

(St. Paul, Mn.)-- The number of new COVID-19 cases being reported in Minnesota has declined a bit. The state's Department of Health Saturday reported 498 new positive cases with 24 additional deaths.

There were 254 hospitalizations with 135 in intensive care units.

Nobles county is now just shy of 900 cases of the virus, at 899. Totals for other counties in southwest Minnesota included Jackson at 18; Martin at 110; Watonwan at 14; Cottonwood at 27; and Murray at 16.

The total number of tests in Minnesota stood at 79,007.