(KTTC) — County health officials are reporting a third case of COVID-19 in an Olmsted County resident.
According to a news release from Olmsted County Public Health Services, the individual has a history of travel to a high-risk area. Health officials said the person was tested late Friday and isolated at home while awaiting test results.
Health Services said the individual is currently isolating at home and is recovering.
The Minnesota Department of Health reported earlier on Monday that the total number of cases in Minnesota is 54.
“At this time, MDH has completed only 9 contact tracing interviews. All of these cases have a known travel history to an area with high COVID-19 activity,” Olmsted County Public Health Services said.
“As cases continue to emerge, we want to remind people who are 70 and older, or people of any age who have underlying health conditions that put them at a higher risk of severe illness from COVID-19, that they should stay at home and avoid gatherings or other situations of potential exposures, including travel during these uncertain times,” the news release said.