Mower breaks 1,200 cases, state surpasses 80K

Published 11:12 am Monday, September 7, 2020

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After adding 13 new cases of COVID-19 over Saturday and Sunday, Mower County saw an addition of just two in Monday morning’s report from the Minnesota Department of Health.

Those additions bring the county to a total of 1,213.

Statewide, the MDH reported 638 new cases with three new deaths putting Minnesota at 81,225 total cases and 1,820 deaths respectively.

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The report also saw 275 hospitalized as of Monday with 136 currently in ICUs around the state.

Around the area: Dodge (161), Fillmore (88), Freeborn (423, 1 death), Olmsted (2,121, 25 deaths) and Steele (473, 2 deaths).

According to John Hopkins University of Medicine, the United States now has over 6.2 million cases at 6,282,823 with 188,979 deaths, both of which lead the world’s nations.