Winona County confirms 2 cases of COVID-19

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WINONA, Minn. (WKBT) – Winona County has two confirmed cases of COVID-19.

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) confirmed the two cases include individuals over the age of 70. No other information will be released regarding the patients in order to protect their privacy.

Both patients are in isolation and are recovering, according to a news release.

Winona County Health and Human Services are working with MDH and health care partners to address the needs of these patients and provide guidance to others who may have contact with them. If an individual of the public has been in direct contact with anyone confirmed to have COVID-19 they will be contacted by someone from the MDH.

Winona County Health & Human Services would like to stress again the importance of continuing to do the things that can limit the spread of the coronavirus:

  • Stay home and away from others if you are sick
  • Cover your coughs and sneezes with your elbow or tissue
  • Wash your hands frequently for 20 seconds with soap and water
  • Avoid touching your face.

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