MDH reports four new cases in Mower Count

Published 1:06 pm Thursday, September 17, 2020

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The Minnesota Department of Health on Thursday again reported four new cases of COVID-19 in Mower County, bringing the county’s cumulative total to 1,253.

Neighboring counties on Thursday reported the following cumulative cases: Dodge (182), Fillmore (98), Freeborn (490, 3 deaths), Olmsted (2,237, 26 deaths) and Steele (506, 2 deaths).

Statewide, the MDH reported an increase of 931 new cases, bringing the State’s cumulative total to 86,722. Of those, an estimated 79,878 cases no longer require isolation.

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

As of Thursday, 242 patients were hospitalized with COVID-19 in Minnesota, including 132 in intensive care.

The MDH also reported nine deaths on Thursday, bringing the state’s death toll to 1,942. Of those, 1,408 were residents of long-term care or assisted living facilities.