Polk County sees increase in COVID-19 cases

Nearby Polk County has seen an increase of 13 cases of COVID-19 in a single day, bringing their total to 16.

According to a release from the Polk County Public Health department, the Minnesota Department of Health confirmed the cases yesterday.

The additional cases are not yet available on the MDH website, as the state website often is at least one day behind on reporting.

For Polk’s new cases, there are four people in their 20s, five people in their 30s, one person in their 40s, one in their 50s, one in their 60s, and one in their 70s.

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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