WORTHINGTON (KMHL) – The number of positive Coronavirus cases in Nobles County is continuing to explode.

According to the Minnesota Department of Health, the number of confirmed positive cases in Nobles County is 60. As of late Saturday, health officials said 20 of those cases were confirmed positive cases from inside the JBS USA plant in Worthington.

The plant is continuing operations despite the outbreak – Gov. Walz said Friday the department of health has been deployed to the facility.