B-B-E zip codes post a 14
October 28, 2021
The Belgrade, Brooten and Elrosa zip codes posted the number 14 for new COVID-19 cases in the past week as reported by the Minnesota Department of Health in their October 28 zip code report. This represents a 30 percent decline in new cases compared to the previous week, when the local zip codes posted a 20.
For the local zip codes, the breakdown is:
Belgrade 56312 - 7 new cases (cumulative since January 2020 is 444)
Brooten 56316 - 7 new cases (cumulative since January 2020 is 225)
Elrosa 56325 - no new cases (cumulative since January 2020 is 34).
In the October 21 report, Belgrade 56312 posted 12 new cases, Brooten 56316 posted 7 new cases and Elrosa 56325 posted 1 new case.
The Sunburg 56289 zip code posted a zero this week after adding 1 new case in the October 21 report. To the southwest of Sunburg, the Kerkhoven 56252 area had just 2 new cases (and 2 new last week).
Some larger figures were posted by a few area zip codes. Some examples are: Melrose 56352 with 56 new cases (29 new last week), Paynesville 56362 with 34 new cases (27 new last week) and Sauk Centre 56378 with 63 new cases (36 new last week).
New London 56273 posted 27 new cases (22 new last week), and Spicer 56288 posted 26 new cases (18 new last week).
Willmar 56201 posted 133 new cases (124 new last week), while Alexandria 56308 posted 146 new cases (82 new last week).
The zip code area of Starbuck (56381) posted 26 new cases in the October 21 report, but they had just 9 new cases in the October 28 report.
At MACCRAY schools, where they've been open with mask-optional school since August 17 (over two months), their zip codes reported smaller figures: Clara City 56222 with 6 new cases (16 last week), Maynard 56260 with 4 new cases (6 last week) and Raymond 56282 with 5 new cases (2 last week).
In the Benson zip code area of 56215, they posted 28 new cases this past week and had 10 new cases in the October 21 report.