On April 8 the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) confirmed the first case of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Pine County. The individual is a male in his 20s currently recovering in isolation at home. His infection is linked to contact with a confirmed case and is not associated with community transmission.

Pine County Public Health encourages everyone to remain vigilant in following guidance from the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which includes: