Minnesota sees uptick in COVID cases

Fri 6-26-2020

The Minnesota Department of Health reported over 14,000 test this morning, bringing the State’s total to over 557,000 tests. 

Officials reported 498 new positive COVID-19 cases this morning, as the state’s total number of cases neared 35,000.  Jackson County remains at 53, Cottonwood County is up 3 to 130, Martin County is up 3 to 152 and Nobles County is up 6 to 1,643.

5 new deaths reported this morning, bringing the state’s total to 1,411, of which 1,112 are among residents in long-term care or assisted living facilities.

The number of Minnesotans in the hospital decreased 1 to 335.  Those in ICU decreased 5 to 157.