5 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Mower County

Published 11:13 am Thursday, September 3, 2020

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The Minnesota Department of Health on Thursday reported five new cases of COVID-19 in Mower County, bringing the county’s cumulative total to 1,192.

Neighboring counties on Thursday reported the following cumulative cases: Dodge (158), Fillmore (86), Freeborn (411, 1 death), Olmsted (2,073, 25 deaths) and Steele (449, 2 deaths).

Statewide, the MDH reported an increase of 1,047 new cases, bringing the State’s cumulative total to 78,123. As of Thursday, 272 patients were hospitalized with COVID-19 in Minnesota, including 138 in intensive care, while an estimated 70,175 cases no longer require isolation.

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The MDH also reported seven deaths on Thursday, bringing the state’s death toll to 1,837. Of those, 1,348 were residents of long-term care or assisted living facilities.