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COVID-19 cases in Nobles County surpass 100

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This illustration reveals the spikes that adorn the outer surface of a coronavirus, which impart the look of a corona surrounding the virion, when viewed electron microscopically. (Submitted / Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

WORTHINGTON — The Minnesota Department of Health’s updated numbers of positive cases of COVID-19 increased to 101 on Tuesday, up from 76 on Monday.

There was one new case reported in Rock County, bringing that county’s total up to five, while other neighboring counties remained steady: six in Cottonwood County; two in Jackson County; three in Murray County; and two in Pipestone County. As of 10 a.m. Monday, the Iowa Department of Public Health reported five COVID-19 cases in Lyon County, four in Osceola County and two in Dickinson County.

No deaths have been reported thus far from any of those counties.

Across Minnesota, 160 people have died from the novel coronavirus as of 4 p.m. Monday, up from 143 on Monday. There were 237 patients hospitalized, including 117 individuals in the intensive care unit.

Thus far, 2,567 Minnesotans have tested positive for COVID-19. Of those, 1, 254 individuals no longer need to be in isolation.


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Julie Buntjer became editor of The Globe in July 2021, after working as a beat reporter at the Worthington newspaper since December 2003. She has a bachelor's degree in agriculture journalism from South Dakota State University.
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