****updated 3-20-19 to remove Wadena and add Clay County per Minnesota Department of Health****
Minnesota health officials report the state now has 89 COVID-19 cases of 3038 patients tested.The Minnesota Department of Health reported the new number Today (3-19-2020.) This is an increase of 12 cases since yesterday. The counties with confirmed cases of COVID-19 include:Anoka, Benton, Blue Earth, Carver, Clay, Dakota, Hennepin, Martin, Mower, Nicollet, Olmsted, Ramsey, Renville, Rice, Scott, Stearns, Waseca, Washington, Wright. Reported illnesses have ranged from mild symptoms to severe illness and death for confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases.
The following symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the coronavirus; fever, cough and shortness of breath. If you feel sick, you should stay home, call your health care provider’s office if you decide to go in for a visit, limit movement in the community and limit your visitors.