It was annouced Saturday that the Minnesota Department of Health confirmed one new positive case of COVID-19 in Fillmore County.

According to a release from Fillmore County Public Health this case involves a man in his 40s. Nine of the 11 cases in Fillmore County have completed the required isolation period, and once the isolation period is completed, a person can return to activities within the community.

Fillmore County Public Health is working with MDH and health care partners to address the needs of these patients and provide guidance to others who may have had contact with them.

More information about coronavirus is available at the state health department website.  The MDH public hotline at 1-800-657-3903 is open 7AM to 7PM. The Fillmore County COVID-19 hotline for media and the public is available Monday thru Friday from 8 AM to 4:30 PM. This number is 507-765-2642.

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