Illustrated is an image showing the ultrastructural morphology of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), which was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness now considered a worldwide pandemic.

Meeker County has its first confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) case, according to Minnesota Department of Health.

The case involves a person in their 60s, who is believed to be travel-related, according to Kiza Olson, an administrator for Meeker-McLeod-Sibley Community Health Services.

Statewide, there have been 576 confirmed cases of COVID-19, with 10 deaths.

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