Mower County logged 4,316 confirmed and 119 probable COVID-19 cases Wednesday for a cumulative total of 4,435 since the onset of the pandemic, a rise of eight from Tuesday, according to statistics released Wednesday by the Minnesota Department of Health. Health officials stated that 39,642 healthcare workers in the state have now tested positive for the virus, and over 509,800 people have been reported as no longer needing isolation.
Olmsted County recorded 12,490 cumulative cases Wednesday, a jump of 32 from Tuesday, Steele County reported 3,416 cumulative cases Wednesday, up 16 from Tuesday, Freeborn County now has 3,141 cumulative COVID-19 cases, up nine from Tuesday, Dodge County logged 1,666 cumulative cases Wednesday, up ten from Tuesday and Fillmore County reported 1,496 cumulative COVID-19 cases Wednesday, up one from Tuesday.
The MInnesota Department of Health reported 2,004 positive COVID-19 tests in the state Wednesday for a cumulative total of 5532,638 since the start of the pandemic, and they added that Minnesota’s death toll from the coronavirus rose by 19 Wednesday to 6,908 since the onset of the pandemic. A total of 27,888 COVID-19 patients in Minnesota have required hospitalization since the pandemic started, and 5,720 of those patients have required treatment in intensive care units.