In southern Minnesota, Cottonwood County is reporting its first COVID-19 case, while Martin County remains one of the hardest hit rural counties, with 21 positive cases.

Blue Earth County stands at eight positive coronavirus cases, while Nicollet and Waseca counties hold steady with three cases each.

There are 11 cases in Mower County, while neighboring Freeborn County still has not reported a positive case of the virus.  Brown and Watonwan counties are also reporting zero cases.