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Three new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Mower County

The Minnesota Department of Health confirmed three new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday in Mower County, bringing the total number of cases in Mower County to 48 since March 19.

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According to Mower County Health and Human Services Division Manager Pam Kellogg, two of the new cases were spouses to those who had previously been diagnosed. The three new cases are among people in their 30s and 40s.

Statewide, the MDH reported 431 new cases, bringing the state total to 12,917 since March 6. Of that, 8.787 no longer require isolation.

The MDH also reported 24 deaths on Wednesday for a total of 638 deaths in Minnesota since March 21.