Seven new COVID cases reported in Mower County

Published 1:29 pm Wednesday, October 7, 2020

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The Minnesota Department of Health on Wednesday reported seven new cases of COVID-19 in Mower County, bringing the county’s cumulative total to 1,391. 

Neighboring counties on Wednesday reported the following cumulative cases: Dodge (296), Fillmore (177), Freeborn (570, 4 deaths), Olmsted (2,723, 28 deaths) and Steele (607, 2 deaths).

Statewide, the MDH reported an increase of 918 new cases, bringing the State’s cumulative total to 106,651. Of those, an estimated 96,616 cases no longer require isolation.

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To date, 2,195,882 tests have been conducted in Minnesota.

As of Wednesday, 8,089 cumulative cases have resulted in hospitalization in Minnesota, including 2,223 in intensive care.

The MDH also reported 14 COVID-related deaths on Wednesday, bringing the state’s death toll to 2,101. Of those, 1,497 were residents of long-term care or assisted living facilities.