Five new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Mower County

Published 4:03 pm Thursday, July 30, 2020

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The Minnesota Department of Health on Thursday reported five new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Mower County, raising the county’s cumulative total to 1,059 cases.

Neighboring counties on Thursday reported the following cumulative cases: Dodge (121), Fillmore (58), Freeborn (352, 1 death), Olmsted (1,567, 22 deaths) and Steele (318, 1 death).

Statewide, the MDH reported 745 cases, bringing the state’s cumulative total to 53,692. As of Thursday, 298 patients were hospitalized with COVID-19 in Minnesota, including 141 in intensive care, while an estimated 46,965 cases no longer require isolation.

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The MDH also reported five deaths on Thursday, bringing the state’s death toll to 1,594. Of those, 1,219 were residents of long-term care or assisted living facilities.