Mower County exceeds 1,100 cumulative cases over weekend

Published 11:13 am Monday, August 10, 2020

The Minnesota Department of Health on Monday reported eight new cases of COVID-19 over the weekend in Mower County, bringing the county’s cumulative total to 1,103.

Neighboring counties on Monday reported the following cumulative cases: Dodge (128), Fillmore (65), Freeborn (360, 1 death), Olmsted (1,747, 23 deaths) and Steele (351, 2 deaths).

Statewide, the MDH reported an increase of 2,331 cases over the weekend, bringing the state’s cumulative total to 61,516. As of Monday, 320 patients were hospitalized with COVID-19 in Minnesota, including 159 in intensive care, while an estimated 54,364 cases no longer require isolation.

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The MDH also reported 20 deaths over the weekend, bringing the state’s death toll to 1,660. Of those, 1,250 were residents of long-term care or assisted living facilities.