Nine new COVID-19 cases reported over the weekend in Mower County

Published 1:17 pm Monday, August 17, 2020

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The Minnesota Department of Health on Monday reported nine new cases of COVID-19 over the weekend in Mower County, bringing the county’s cumulative total to 1,126. 

Neighboring counties on Monday reported the following cumulative cases: Dodge (137), Fillmore (76), Freeborn (370, 1 death), Olmsted (1,843, 23 deaths) and Steele (369, 2 deaths).

Statewide, the MDH reported a cumulative total of 65,7163. As of Monday, 286 patients were hospitalized with COVID-19 in Minnesota, including 155 in intensive care, while an estimated 58,859 cases no longer require isolation.

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The MDH also reported 19 deaths over the weekend, bringing the state’s death toll to 1,712. Of those, 1,280 were residents of long-term care or assisted living facilities.