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2 new COVID-19 cases in Olmsted County; collection site completes over 160 tests in one day

2 new COVID-19 cases in Olmsted County; collection site completes over 160 tests in one day

KAAL-TV
Created: March 31, 2020 04:09 PM

(ABC 6 News) - In the daily press conference, the Olmsted County Public Health (OCPH) Department says there are now 53 cases in Olmsted County; an increase from 51 yesterday.

OCPH says 6 people are hospitalized while 22 have recovered and no longer need isolations. There are 2 more cluster cases; bring the total to 9 cluster cases in Olmsted County. Clusters include a group of two or people living together that have tested positive.

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The Graham Park collaborative collection site had its busiest day with 162 tests Monday. OCHP is not worried about the number of tests being done and feels they can do more if need be. 

On the state level, there have been 629 positive cases out of 19,780 tests since recording began in January, which means about 3% of all cases have come back positive.


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