Mower County logged 6,663 confirmed and 220 probable COVID-19 cases Tuesday for a cumulative total of 6,883 since the onset of the pandemic, up 35 from Monday, according to statistics released Tuesday by the Minnesota Department of Health. Health officials added that total positive cases for the duration of the pandemic, including reinfections, has totaled 826,404, and over 794,200 people have been deemed as no longer needing isolation.
Olmsted County recorded 19,682 cumulative cases Tuesday, a jump of 189 from Monday, Steele County reported 6,239 cumulative cases Tuesday, up 35 from Monday and Freeborn County confirmed 5,163 cumulative COVID-19 cases Tuesday, up 16 from Monday. Dodge County now has 2,991 cumulative cases, up 35 from Monday and Fillmore County recorded 2,708 cumulative COVID-19 cases Tuesday, up 18 from Monday.
The Minnesota Department of Health reported 7,173 positive COVID-19 tests in the state Tuesday for a cumulative total of 817,503, and they added that 20 additional COVID-19 related deaths were recorded in the state from Monday to Tuesday for a cumulative total of 8,882 since the onset of the pandemic. A total of 42,328 COVID-19 patients in Minnesota have required hospitalization since the start of the pandemic, and 8,548 of those patients have required treatment in intensive care units.