Several Mankato restaurants continue to be impacted by COVID 19. Over the weekend, Applebee’s announces it was closing its doors after two employees tested positive for COVID. No word on when they will re-open.

Rounder’s remains closed and the Wine Café is re-opening after a former employee tested positive.

Panda Express and Caribou Coffee on Madison Avenue also said they are closed for a deep cleaning.

Blue Bricks will be closed today so all the employees can get tested for COVID.

There have been no reported positive COVID cases there.

Over the weekend Blue Earth County saw its largest jumps in cases since the pandemic began with 17 more cases reported Saturday and 19 more reported yesterday.