There are 89 Nobles County individuals with current COVID-19 infections who are within their 10-day isolation period, according to the latest data released Friday by the Nobles County COVID-19 Joint Information Team. This represents an eight-person increase in current infections since the previous report.
Nobles County infection counts as reported Thursday by the Minnesota Department of Health were 4,691 total confirmations, up 18 from the previous report on Wednesday. There are 4,551 cases that are past the 10-day isolation, and there have been 51 COVID-related deaths in the county.
The 89 known, currently-infected residents fall into the following age ranges and are indicated along with the change from the previous report: birth-age 10, 13 (no change); 11-15, seven (no change); 16-19, five (up two); 20-25, four (down one); 26-50, 38 (up six); 51-64, 10 (down one); and ages 65 and older, 12 (up two).
Area private-vaccine providers in Nobles County, all in Worthington, are: Access Family Medical Clinic/Avera Medical Group, Hy-Vee Pharmacy, Sanford Health, Sterling Drug and Walgreens.
A third vaccine shot is now recommended to be administered for those who are immunocompromised. This is a third vaccination, in addition to the previous two, based on conditions of an immunocompromised individual. This is a separate vaccination from a recommended booster shot.
Contact Nobles County (Public Health) at 295-5213 if interested in receiving a vaccine and/or with questions regarding receiving a vaccine.