Minnesota Now Has 5 Presumptive Coronavirus (COVID-19) Cases
UPDATE (3/12/20): 4 New COVID-19 Cases in Minnesota - No Sign of Community Transmission
St. Paul, MN (KROC-AM News) - While Olmsted County Public Health officials were holding a news conference to announce the Rochester area's first presumptive coronavirus case, the Minnesota Department of Health was also announcing another presumptive COVID-19 case in the Twin Cities.
The other Minnesota case, which is the fifth reported by the state, involves a patient living in Ramsey County. It is the second case found in Ramsey County and involves an individual in their 30s with no underlying health conditions. State health officials say the patient developed symptoms last Friday and was tested on Tuesday. It's suspected the infection occurred during international travel and the person's contact with others was limited to their household.
Yesterday, the Department of Health reported a person in their 30s from Anoka County was critically ill from the COVID-19 infection.
You can watch the Olmsted County coronavirus press conference in its entirety below:
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