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MDH records 71st COVID-19 related death in Mower County Monday, plus two additional cases for cumulative total of 11,790

The Minnesota Department of Health reported Monday that Mower County has recorded its 71st COVID-19 death since the onset of the pandemic in an individual 55-59 years of age.  They added that the county also logged 11,287 confirmed and 503 probable COVID-19 cases Monday for a cumulative total of 11,790, up two from Saturday and Sunday.  Health officials added that the total number of positive cases, including reinfections for the duration of the pandemic now stands at 1,425,032, and over 1,409,000 people in Minnesota have now been determined as no longer needing isolation.

Olmsted County recorded 40,437 cumulative cases Monday, a rise of 33 from over the weekend, Steele County reported 10,272 cumulative cases Monday, up two from Saturday and Sunday and Freeborn County confirmed 9,037 cumulative COVID-19 cases Monday, also up two from over the weekend.  Dodge County now has 5,644 cumulative cases, also up two from Saturday and Sunday and Fillmore County recorded 4,736 cumulative COVID-19 cases Monday, up three from over the weekend.  

The Minnesota Department of Health reported 458 positive COVID-19 tests in the state Monday for a cumulative total of 1,362,656, and they added that seven additional COVID-19 related deaths were recorded in the state from Saturday through Monday for a cumulative total of 12,328 since the onset of the pandemic.  A total of 61,230 COVID-19 patients in Minnesota  have required hospitalization since the start of the pandemic, and 11,331 of those patients have required treatment in intensive care units.



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