Minnesota testing nears 600,000

Mon 6-29-2020

The Minnesota Department of Health reported over 7,000 tests this morning, bringing the State’s total to near 593,000 tests. 

Officials reported 315 new positive COVID-19 cases this morning, as the state’s total number of cases neared 36,000.  Jackson County remains at 54, Cottonwood County is up 1 to 132, Martin County is up 1 to 155 and Nobles County is up 2 to 1,651.

10 new deaths reported this morning, bringing the state’s total to 1,435, of which 1,129 are among residents in long-term care or assisted living facilities.

The number of Minnesotans in the hospital decreased to 278.  Those in ICU decreased to 140.