New daily cases top 2,000 in Minnesota

Fri 10-16-2020

The Minnesota Department of Health has reported a new daily high of 2,297 new COVID-19 cases this morning.  The previous daily high was 1,637 on October 8th.  That brings the State’s total to 119,396. 

Jackson County is up 1 to 182, Cottonwood County is at 253, Martin County is up 9 to 567 and Nobles County is up 8 to 2,093. 

A new daily high of over 43,000 new tests were reported this morning, easily topping the previous high of just over 34,000 on Aug 18.  That brings the state’s total to 2,448,315. 

13 new deaths were reported this morning.  That brings the state’s total to 2,212, of which 1,552 are among residents in long-term care or assisted living facilities.