Minnesota Now Over 18,000 Coronavirus Cases

The Minnesota Department of Health reports 32 more Minnesota residents have died of COVID-19.  The deaths reported on Thursday raised the state’s total to 809 and is the highest one day total since the state began keeping track this spring.


The Health Department also reported 539 new confirmed cases, increasing the total to 18,200.


As of Thursday, 566 patients were hospitalized, with 229 of them in intensive care and 12,488 patients are recovering statewide and no longer need isolation.


A total of 104 cases have been reported in Blue Earth County, Freeborn County has 73 confirmed cases, Martin County is up to 124 cases and Faribault County now has 11 confirmed coronavirus cases.