Faribault and Martin Counties Community Health and Human Services reports:

12 new laboratory confirmed COVID-19 cases to report

. Martin County: 9 new cases, none currently hospitalized. 1 case reported yesterday was found to reside outside of Martin County so our total number has been adjusted.

Ages: 12, 15, 19, 30, 32, 40, 55, 64, 70

Three prior reported cases currently hospitalized: 36, 87, 89

Ttoal confirmed cases 524. Active cases 80. 431 recovered.

We are very sad to report a death today. A person in their 80’s. Our deepest condolences to their family and friends. 13 deaths to date.

Faribault County: 3 cases, none currently hospitalized.

Ages: 29, 38, 52

1 case currently hospitalized. Age: 67

168 confirmed cases. 22 active. 146 recovered.

Watonwan County reports 545 confirmed cases. 9 active. 1 currently known hospitalized. 532 out of isolation. 4 covid related deaths so far.

Minnesota Department of Health reports 918 newly reported cases and 14 newly reported deaths.

Iowa reports there were 444 people being treated for the coronavirus in hospitals as of Wednesday morning, a record number for the state since the pandemic began. In the past 24 hours, the state had 919 new confirmed positive cases and 15 more deaths.