Four new COVID case reported in Mower County

Published 1:23 pm Wednesday, September 16, 2020

The Minnesota Department of Health on Wednesday reported four new cases of COVID-19 in Mower County, bringing the county’s cumulative total to 1,249.

Neighboring counties on Wednesday reported the following cumulative cases: Dodge (181), Fillmore (96), Freeborn (465, 3 deaths), Olmsted (2,217, 26 deaths) and Steele (498, 2 deaths).

Statewide, the MDH reported an increase of 513 new cases, bringing the State’s cumulative total to 85,813. Of those, an estimated 79,583 cases no longer require isolation.

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To date, 1,743,611 tests have been conducted in Minnesota.

As of Wednesday, 244 patients were hospitalized with COVID-19 in Minnesota, including 136 in intensive care.

The MDH also reported seven deaths on Wednesday, bringing the state’s death toll to 1,933. Of those, 1,402 were residents of long-term care or assisted living facilities.