Health officials reported the first death in Goodhue County due to COVID-19. The person was in their 80s, according to reports. No other information was released about the fatality.
Goodhue County has had 40 lab-confirmed cases since the first reported COVID-19 case was confirmed there March 24.
Two more confirmed cases were reported in Goodhue County on Thursday.
Olmsted County reported five new confirmed cases, bringing the county total to 493 diagnosed cases. About 240 of those diagnosed in Olmsted County have recovered and no longer need to be isolated, according to county public health officials.