Fourth COVID-19 case confirmed in Otter Tail County
A fourth Otter Tail County resident has tested positive for COVID-19, according to information published Saturday, April 11, by the Minnesota Department of Health.
No other information -- age range, location, risk factors, etc. -- was immediately available Saturday.
The other reported positive cases in Otter Tail County:
- The county’s first confirmed case was reported March 29. The adult patient was isolated at home and was being monitored by the Minnesota Department of Health. That patient did have recent international travel, according to a county news release at the time.
- T he county's second confirmed case was reported on April 5.
- One of the four cases was announced Thursday, April 9, on the Minnesota Department of Health website. That same day, Shearer's Foods confirmed that an employee in its Perham manufacturing location had tested positive for COVID-19
State health officials reported seven more deaths from COVID-19 Saturday, bringing the new total to 64 since the start of the outbreak. Three deaths were recorded in Hennepin County among residents in their 90s, one each in their 90s in Nicollet and Ramsey Counties, and one each in their 80s in Winona and Wright counties.
More information and assistance
- MDH COVID-19 hotline: 651-201-3920 or 800-657-3903. The hotline is available seven days a week, 7 a.m.-7 p.m.
- School and child care hotline: 651-297-1304 or 800-657-3504
- MDH COVID-19 website: www.health.state.mn.us/diseases/coronavirus/situation.html
- Otter Tail County Public Health is available to answer general questions regarding COVID-19 at 218-998-8320 or 888-349-2581, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
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