MARTIN COUNTY TOTAL CONFIRMED CASES 212. ACTIVE 4. 202 RECOVERED. KNOWN HOSPITALIZED 1. TOTAL COVID-19 DEATHS 6. We have been notified that a Martin County person in their 70’s who was actively ill with COVID-19 passed away on 8/14/2020. Our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of this person.
FARIBAULT COUNTY CONFIRMED CASES 95. ACTIVE 10. RECOVERED 85.
WATONWAN COUNTY HAS 389 TOTAL CASES. ACTIVE CASES 16. RECOVERED CASES 372. 2 COVID-19 RELATED DEATHS.
Minnesota health officials on Sunday reported seven new COVID-19 deaths, raising the state’s death to 1,706 since the coronavirus pandemic began.
Of the new deaths, six were in long-term care or assisted living facilities while one was in a private home.
The Minnesota Department of Health on Sunday reported 754 newly confirmed cases of the coronavirus, bringing the state’s total to 65,152.
A total of 290 patients were currently hospitalized as of Sunday, including 152 in intensive care units. That’s down from 307 total hospitalizations on Saturday, including 140 in intensive care.
Iowa authorities reported 573 additional coronavirus cases and two more deaths linked to the virus Sunday.
The state said there had been 52,221 virus cases and 975 deaths linked to COVID-19 as of 10 a.m. Sunday, according to Iowa’s online virus tracker. The number of infections is believed to be far higher because many people have not been tested, and experts believe people can have the virus without feeling sick.
The seven-day rolling average of daily new cases in Iowa has risen over the past two weeks from 472.14 new cases per day on Aug. 1 to 501.43 new cases per day on Aug. 15.
The state said Sunday that 271 people are hospitalized with the coronavirus in Iowa, up from 228 a day earlier.
Iowa officials said 40,493 of the 52,221 people who have tested positive for the coronavirus in the state since the outbreak began have recovered.