Our weekly COVID-19 update for the region sees Stevens County with 678 cases and 6 deaths since the pandemic began, with 15 active cases on isolation. Swift County has 800 cases with 16 deaths, 23 active on isolation. Pope has 696 cases with 4 deaths, 9 active on isolation. Grant has 403 cases with 7 deaths, 20 active on isolation. Big Stone has 446 cases and 3 deaths, 25 active on isolation. Traverse sits at 221 cases with 2 deaths, 11 active on isolation. And Douglas County registered 3,553 cases and 61 deaths, with 91 active on isolation.

Coming off a vacation week, there wasn’t much change on the Morris School District Dashboard this week, showing 19 total confirmed staff cases with 0 total active staff cases; and 53 total confirmed student cases with 7 total active student cases.

Free COVID testing continues today through Saturday from 12 to 6 p.m. at the Morris Armory: Minnesota National Guard on Iowa Avenue. The saliva testing is open to everyone with or without symptoms. There is no cost, but bring your insurance card if you have one. Appointments can be made for a smoother procedure at 855-612-0677, or on the Web at primarybio.com/r/morris.


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