New Nobles County COVID-19 number: 1,592
REGIONAL — Nobles County had seven new positive COVID-19 cases reported in the 24-hour period that ended at 4 p.m. Saturday, according to this morning’s status update from the Minnesota Department of Health.
This brings the total number of local cases to 1,592 since testing began. Five Nobles County residents have died thus far.
As of this morning, the number of positive cases in neighboring counties was 90 in Cottonwood County (four new cases), 42 in Jackson County, 41 in Murray County, 23 in Rock County and 14 in Pipestone County (one new case).
Statewide, MDH reported 16 new COVID-19 deaths as of 4 p.m. Saturday, bringing the total now to 1,186, with another 11 individuals considered to be probable victims of the virus. Among the dead are 949 individuals who had resided in long-term care or assisted living facilities. Currently, there are 450 patients hospitalized in the state, including 199 individuals in intensive care units.
Thus far, 27,886 Minnesotans have tested positive for COVID-19, with 388 new cases during the last 24-hour period ending at 4 p.m. Saturday. Of those who have tested positive for the novel coronavirus since testing began are 2,956 health care workers. Statewide, 22,992 individuals no longer need to be in isolation.
The Iowa Department of Public Health reported that Dickinson County currently has 48 positive COVID-19 cases (with 14 recovered), Osceola County 37 (30 recovered) and Lyon County 25 (19 recovered ) as of Sunday morning,
Thus far, there have been 21,635 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Iowa, with 12,781 of those now beyond the 10-day isolation period. There have been 604 deaths reported in Iowa.
Nationwide, there were 1,928,594 positive cases of COVID-19 and 110,047 deaths as of 2:30 p.m. Sunday, according to information from Johns Hopkins University.
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