Number of active COVID cases down in Nobles County

There are 70 Nobles County individuals with current COVID-19 infections who are within their 10-day isolation period, according to the latest data released Wednesday by the Nobles County COVID-19 Joint Information Team. This represents a 27-person decrease in current infections since the previous report.


Nobles County infection counts as reported Tuesday by the Minnesota Department of Health were 4,803 total confirmations, up 33 from the previous report on Oct. 14. There are 4,681 cases that are past the 10-day isolation, and there have now been 52 COVID-related deaths in the county.


The 70 known, currently-infected residents fall into the following age ranges and are indicated along with the change from the previous report: birth-age 10, seven (down three); 11-15, 13 (up three); 16-19, one (down four); 20-25, four (down five); 26-50, 28 (down seven); 51-64, 11 (down four); and ages 65 and older, six (down six).


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 new mobile app called Docket is now available that allows individuals to look up their vaccinations. Docket will show proof of vaccination status upon requested from various entities, without having to carry a vaccination card.


Contact Nobles County (Public Health) at 295-5213 if interested in receiving a vaccine and/or with questions regarding receiving a vaccine.


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