UPDATE: Seven new COVID cases reported in Mower County

Published 8:20 am Monday, October 5, 2020

The Minnesota Department of Health on Monday reported seven new cases of COVID-19 in Mower County, bringing the county’s cumulative total to 1,377. 

This report follows the 13 cases reported over the weekend.

Neighboring counties reported the following cumulative cases: Dodge (283), Fillmore (168), Freeborn (564, 4 deaths), Olmsted (2,683, 28 deaths) and Steele (592, 2 deaths).

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Statewide, the MDH reported an increase of 982 new cases, bringing the State’s cumulative total to 104,799. Of those, an estimated 94,416 cases no longer require isolation.

To date, 2,169,786 COVID-19 tests have been conducted in Minnesota.

As of Monday, 7,940 cumulative cases have resulted in hospitalization in Minnesota, including 2,189 in intensive care.

The MDH also reported three COVID-related deaths, bringing the state’s death toll to 2,083. Of those, 1,487 were residents of long-term care or assisted living facilities. Over the weekend there were 21 deaths.