Wilkin County has its first confirmed case of coronavirus

The Minnesota Department of Health on Thursday confirmed the first positive test for the coronavirus in Wilkin County.

A release by the department says they have notified Wilkin County of the confirmation of the lab test.

The Minnesota Department of Health does not release specific locations for patients being tested to protect their privacy.

Cass County has one confirmed case with majority of the other cases in southern Minnesota.

The state of Minnesota has a current 287 confirmed cases, 26 current hospitalizations and one death.