54 cases of COVID-19 in Minnesota

The Minnesota Department of Health reports there are now 54 cases of COVID-19 in the state, with almost 1900 tests given.

There are 19 new cases reported since yesterday. The cases are largely located in the Twin Cities metro area, with a few cases in Stearns County and a few cases in southern Minnesota.

The virus is now being spread in the state by person-to-person contact, rather than exposure through travel.


Larissa Donovan is the News Director for the stations of Paul Bunyan Broadcasting and has been, almost without interruption, since Election Day 2016. She covers events and issues in north central Minnesota, which include local government, crime, courts, education, environment and social issues. She studied communications at Bemidji State University and received her degree in 2018. Larissa, native to the great state of New York, grew up in Bemidji, and enjoys spending her spare time with her family and pet cat. She also loves Star Trek, punk rock music and the theater.

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