CLAY COUNTY

Minnesota Coronavirus Cases, Deaths Continue to Rise

ST. PAUL, Minn.–The confirmed cases of COVID-19 and the number of deaths related to the virus continue to rise in Minnesota. The State Health Department reports 214 additional cases, bringing the total to 3,816. Of the total confirmed cases, 1,842 no longer need isolation. Fourteen new deaths were also reported, bringing the total to 286. There are currently, 292 hospitalizations,…

Minnesota Reports 159 New COVID-19 Cases, 17 Deaths

The state has a total of 2,071 confirmed cases.

ST. PAUL, Minn.–The Minnesota Department of Health is reporting an additional 159 COVID-19 cases since Thursday, bringing the total to 2,071. The state is also reporting 17 new deaths due to complications with COVID-19. Seventeen marks a record high in a single day for the state, bringing the total to 111. Clay County has the ninth highest number of cases…

COVID-19 By The Numbers For April 2, 2020

A member of the NDSU community has tested positive for COVID-19

FARGO, N.D. — One more person in Minnesota has died from COVID-19, raising the state’s total to 18. There are 53 new cases for a total of 742 since the outbreak began. Clay County is reporting 8 cases. 75 patients are now hospitalized, a jump of 21 since Wednesday, with 38 in intensive care.   Cass County, North Dakota has…

Minnesota DNR Implementing Burning Restrictions Immediately

CLAY COUNTY, Minn–The Clay County Sheriff’s Office shared a message from the Minnesota DNR about burning restrictions amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Beginning Monday, the DNR is placing burning restrictions in Grant, Douglas, Pope, Norman, Otter Tail, Clay, Wilkin, Stevens and Traverse Counties. The DNR said, “On a typical year, we try to give the public a couple of snow-free weeks…

Gov. Burgum Predicts Cass County Coronavirus Cases Could Spike

He says that is because roughly 300 samples taken in the county had to be sent to a national lab for testing

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum is predicting a spike in confirmed coronavirus cases in Cass County. He says that is because roughly 300 samples taken in the county had to be sent to a national lab for testing. The test results were initially expected in a couple of days, but could now take up to a week….

2nd COVID-19 Case Reported in Clay County

CLAY COUNTY, MN — Health officials confirm a second case of novel coronavirus in Clay County. The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has notified Clay County Public Health of its second lab confirmed case of novel coronavirus, COVID-19. The individual is a male in his 40’s who recently traveled domestically. The individual is isolated at home and he is being…

Barnesville DQ Closes After Two Employees Report Being Near COVID-19 Patient

They are at home and under self-quarantine

BARNESVILLE, Minn. — Barnesville Dairy Queen has put out a notice that two employees there were near someone who has tested positive for COVID-19. The employees have not tested positive and do not have any symptoms. They are at home and under self-quarantine. As a precaution the Dairy Queen has suspended its operations and closed for the time being. Minnesota…

Gov. Burgum says sandbaggers are doing well, looks forward to permanent flood protection

The city is behind production levels for their goal.

FARGO, N.D. — Volunteers are working around the clock at Sandbag Central to get 400 thousand sandbags ready by the end of the week. The city is behind production levels for their goal. “It really reinforces the need, this community we are talking about trying to protect here represents nearly 20 percent of the school children in the state of…

LIVE: Area Mayors and Regional Public Health Experts to Provide Briefing on Coronavirus

The briefing will be held at Fargo Cass Public Health at 3 p.m.

FARGO, N.D.–F-M area mayors and regional public health officials are scheduled to provide information about how the metro plans to prepare for the Coronavirus on Wednesday. Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney, Moorhead Mayor Johnathan Judd and West Fargo Mayor Bernie Dardis, as well as Fargo Cass Public Health, the NDDoH and Clay County will take part in the briefing. In addition…