Health officials in Minnesota said Monday that there are now 54 confirmed cases of the Coronavirus in the state, including three now in Olmsted County.
That's an increase from the 35 cases that were reported Sunday. Nearly 1,900 patients have been tested.
"Olmsted County Public Health has been notified of a third case of COVID-19 in an Olmsted County resident. This individual has a known history of travel to a high-risk area, was tested for COVID-19 late Friday, and isolated at home until notified of the test results. The individual is isolating at home and recovering," health officials said. "At this time, MDH has completed only 9 contact tracing interviews. All of these cases have a known travel history to an area with high COVID-19 activity."
Counties with cases: Anoka, Blue Earth, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Olmsted, Ramsey, Renville, Sherburne, Stearns, Waseca, Washington, Wright
"As cases continue to emerge, we want to remind people who are 70 and older, or people of any age who have underlying health conditions that put them at a higher risk of severe illness from COVID-19, that they should stay at home and avoid gatherings or other situations of potential exposures, including travel during these uncertain times," Olmsted County health officials said.