2 new COVID-19 cases reported in Mower County

Published 1:35 pm Wednesday, August 12, 2020

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The Minnesota Department of Health on Wednesday reported two more confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Mower County, bringing the county’s cumulative total to 1,107. 

Neighboring counties on Wednesday reported the following cumulative cases: Dodge (131), Fillmore (71), Freeborn (360, 1 death), Olmsted (1,781, 23 deaths) and Steele (351, 2 deaths).

Statewide, the MDH reported an increase of 470 cases, bringing the state’s cumulative total to 62,303. As of Wednesday, 335 patients were hospitalized with COVID-19 in Minnesota, including 154 in intensive care, while an estimated 55,855 cases no longer require isolation.

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The MDH also reported 12 deaths, bringing the state’s death toll to 1,678. Of those, 1,260 were residents of long-term care or assisted living facilities.