MDH reports 4 new COVID-19 cases in Mower County

Published 11:25 am Wednesday, August 5, 2020

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The Minnesota Department of Health on Wednesday reported four new cases of COVID-19 in Mower County, bringing the county’s cumulative total to 1,088. 

Neighboring counties on Wednesday reported the following cumulative cases: Dodge (125), Fillmore (61), Freeborn (356, 1 death), Olmsted (1,649, 23 deaths) and Steele (334, 1 death).

Statewide, the MDH reported an increase of 629 cases, bringing the state’s cumulative total to 57,779. As of Wednesday, 305 patients were hospitalized with COVID-19 in Minnesota, including 152 in intensive care, while an estimated 51,223 cases no longer require isolation.

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The MDH also reported nine deaths on Wednesday, bringing the state’s death toll to 1,629. Of those, 1,237 were residents of long-term care or assisted living facilities.