MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minnesota health officials say measles cases have spread to another county.
According to the Minnesota Department of Health, measles cases have reached Le Sueur County, where there are two cases. Other counties include Hennepin (49), Ramsey (3) and Crow Wing (4) counties.READ MORE: COVID In Minnesota: UK Variant Outbreak Linked To Youth Sports In Carver County, Officials Recommend 2-Week Pause
Of the 58 total cases, 55 have been confirmed as unvaccinated. One had one dose of Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR) vaccine and two had two doses.READ MORE: More Than 1 Million Wisconsin Residents Have Been Vaccinated
Fifty-five of cases are children while three cases involve adults. Forty-nine of the cases are Somali-Minnesotan individuals.MORE NEWS: Faces Of COVID: Daryl Kruger, 82, Loved His Grandkids And The MN Twins
Cases of measles this year now tops all cases in the last 20 years combined. There were 56 cases of measles from 1997 to 2016.