Mower County logged 6,267 confirmed and 208 probable COVID-19 cases Monday for a cumulative total of 6,475 since the onset of the pandemic, up 20 from Saturday and Sunday, according to statistics released Monday by the Minnesota Department of Health. Health officials added that 49,040 healthcare workers in the state have now tested positive for the virus, and over 745,000 people have now been reported as no longer needing isolation.
Olmsted County recorded 18,209 cumulative cases Monday, a rise of 66 from over the weekend, Steele County reported 5,882 cumulative cases Monday, up 23 from Saturday and Sunday and Freeborn County confirmed 4,888 cumulative COVID-19 cases Monday, up 12 from over the weekend. Dodge County now has 2,742 cumulative cases, up seven from Saturday and Sunday and Fillmore County recorded 2,461 cumulative COVID-19 cases Monday, a rise of 23 from Saturday and Sunday.
The Minnesota Department of Health reported 3,010 positive COVID-19 tests in the state Monday for a cumulative total of 773,227, and they added that 22 additional COVID-19 related deaths were recorded in the state from Saturday to Monday for a cumulative total of 8,559 since the onset of the pandemic. A total of 40,555 COVID-19 patients in Minnesota have required hospitalization since the start of the pandemic, and 8,236 of those patients have required treatment in intensive care units.