OLMSTED COUNTY, Minn. - Despite three positive tests of the Coronavirus in Olmsted County, leaders in southeastern Minnesota said there is no evidence of local transmission.
Speaking Monday morning, Graham Briggs, the director of public health in Olmsted County, gave an update.
He said 1,400 tests have been done in Minnesota with 300 coming at Mayo Clinic.
The number of positive tests in Minnesota is 54.
The second person who tested positive traveled to an area with active cases, Briggs said. Briggs added they are expecting additional cases in the near future.
Briggs said a vaccine is being developed and health officials are looking at having it in place in 12-18 months.
Three of the 35 cases in Minnesota are linked to the Twin Cities metro area and officials are unable to determine where it was contracted from.