MDH reports 6 new COVID-19 cases in Mower County

Published 1:49 pm Thursday, August 6, 2020

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The Minnesota Department of Health on Thursday reported six new cases of COVID-19 in Mower County, bringing the county’s cumulative total to 1,094. 

Neighboring counties on Thursday reported the following cumulative cases: Dodge (125), Fillmore (61), Freeborn (358, 1 death), Olmsted (1,688, 23 deaths) and Steele (338, 1 death).

Statewide, the MDH reported an increase of 867 cases, bringing the state’s cumulative total to 58,640. As of Thursday, 319 patients were hospitalized with COVID-19 in Minnesota, including 153 in intensive care, while an estimated 51,604 cases no longer require isolation.

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The MDH also reported seven deaths on Thursday, bringing the state’s death toll to 1,636. Of those, 1,240 were residents of long-term care or assisted living facilities.