ST. PAUL, MINN. (AP) — Minnesota health officials said Thursday the number of CONVID-19 cases in the state has grown to nine.
The Minnesota Department of Health reported the new number Thursday. The new cases include Hennepin, Dakota and Stearns counties. Officials had said the number of cases stood at five on Wednesday.
Gov. Tim Walz proposed Thursday to bank $1.2 billion of Minnesota’s projected $1.5 billion budget surplus because of the uncertainties over how the new coronavirus will affect the economy.
Cases of the new coronavirus are reported in Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Olmsted, Ramsey and Stearns counties, according to the Health Department.
For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and cough. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness, including pneumonia. The vast majority of people recover from the new virus.
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