4 new COVID-19 cases reported in Mower County

Published 1:28 pm Thursday, August 13, 2020

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The Minnesota Department of Health on Thursday reported four more confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Mower County, bringing the county’s cumulative total to 1,111. 

Neighboring counties on Thursday reported the following cumulative cases: Dodge (131), Fillmore (72), Freeborn (361, 1 death), Olmsted (1,791, 23 deaths) and Steele (356, 2 deaths).

Statewide, the MDH reported an increase of 697 cases, bringing the state’s cumulative total to 62,993. As of Thursday, 308 patients were hospitalized with COVID-19 in Minnesota, including 154 in intensive care, while an estimated 56,346 cases no longer require isolation.

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The MDH also reported seven deaths, bringing the state’s death toll to 1,685. Of those, 1,263 were residents of long-term care or assisted living facilities.