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Minnesota Health Officials Reporting 528 New Cases Of COVID-19

Mon 5-11-2020

(St. Paul, Mn.)-- The number of positive COVID-19 cases in Minnesota neared the 12,000 mark with 528 new positive cases reported this morning. Nobles County is at 1,296. Jackson County is at 33 positive cases, Martin County is at 111 and Cottonwood County is at 47.

13 new deaths reported this morning, bringing the state’s total to 591, of which 472 are among residents in long-term care or assisted living facilities. There are now only 3 counties in Minnesota that have not reported a positive case.

Minnesota topped 115,000 tests completed. Just over 4,600 tests were completed yesterday. Total requiring hospitalization is now at 1,716, with 452 of those still in the hospital. The number in ICU decreased to 194. Over 7,500 patients in Minnesota no longer need to be isolated.

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