First case of COVID-19 confirmed in St. Louis County – WDIO

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The county mentioned the person is a girl in her late 60’s who’s at present recovering at house. Her an infection is linked to home journey, and never the results of neighborhood transmission. 

Officers didn’t say the place within the county the girl lives.
 
“At this level, there was no request for the county to supply any important companies,” mentioned Amy Westbrook, St. Louis County Public Well being Division Director, in a information launch. “It’s believed she has had no contact with anybody exterior her household. Shut contacts have been requested to quarantine themselves for 14 days from their publicity date and will probably be monitored for fever and respiratory signs.”

Circumstances of COVID-19 have additionally been confirmed in Douglas and Bayfield counties in Wisconsin.

St. Louis County is posting assets and updates on its response at stlouiscountymn.gov/covid19.

The county is planning a press convention at Midday, which will probably be carried dwell on WDIO-TV and streamed on the WDIO cellular apps and WDIO.com.

The Minnesota Division of Well being mentioned Saturday that there at the moment are 138 confirmed instances of COVID-19 within the state. In addition they reported the state’s first loss of life from the illness, a girl in her 80s from Ramsey County who died on Thursday

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