MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A fifth person in Minnesota has tested positive for the coronavirus, state health officials said Wednesday.
The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) says the infected person is a Ramsey County resident in their 30s who was likely exposed to COVID-19 while traveling internationally.READ MORE: Man Hospitalized After Hit-And-Run In Brooklyn Park
The patient developed symptoms on Mar. 6 and received care on Mar. 10. Samples were sent to the MHD Public Health Laboratory and the test was found positive late Tuesday. Officials say the patient had no community contact, only within their household.READ MORE: Aromatherapy Spray Linked To Deadly Tropical Disease; 1 Minnesotan Among Those Sickened In U.S.
Another case was confirmed in Olmsted County Wednesday. That person is in their 50s, began showing symptoms on March 5, but continued going to work. They were tested on March 9.MORE NEWS: Child Hurt In St. Paul Shooting; Investigation Underway
For more information about coronavirus, it can be found on MDH’s Coronavirus website.