Area update: COVID-19

FAIRMONT — According to information from Faribault and Martin County Human Services, Martin County now has a total of 1,597 confirmed COVID-19 cases, while Faribault County has 983.

The following information is from Friday, January 8:

Total number of new cases

Martin: 12

Faribault: 15

Active cases

Martin: 65

Faribault: 90

Number of cases beyond infectious period

Martin: 1,537

Faribault: 889

Newly listed as hospitalized

Martin: 0

Faribault: 1

Number of total hospitalizations

Martin: 100

Faribault: 74

Number of COVID-19 related deaths

Martin: 26

Faribault: 13

Estimated case rate per 10,000 for the past 14 days

Martin: 40.57

Faribault: 77.72


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