State health officials report 54 positive COVID-19 cases in MN
March 16, 2020 12:51PM CDT
The number of confirmed Coronavirus cases in Minnesota is now 54, according to the Minnesota Department of Health.
Statistics as of March 16th show the cases are spread over 13 counties in the central and southern portions of the state.
Counties with cases to date are: Anoka, Benton, Blue Earth, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Olmsted, Ramsey, Renville, Stearns, Waseca, Washington, and Wright.
2% of those tested so far have tested positive for COVID-19, but of Minnesota’s 5.6 million residents, only 1,893 have been tested according to the Department of Health.