Mower County logged 4,565 confirmed and 127 probable COVID-19 cases Monday for a cumulative total of 4,692 since the onset of the pandemic, up two from Sunday, according to statistics released Monday by the Minnesota Department of Health. Health officials stated that 42,504 healthcare workers in the state have now tested positive for the virus, and over 586,100 people have been reported as no longer needing isolation.
Olmsted County reported 13,328 cumulative cases Monday, up four from Sunday, Steele County recorded 3,931 cumulative cases Monday, up two from Sunday and Freeborn County confirmed 3,444 cumulative COVID-19 cases Monday, a rise of seven from Sunday. Dodge County now has 1,863 cumulative cases, which was unchanged from Sunday and Fillmore County reported 1,570 cumulative COVID-19 cases Monday, also unchanged from Sunday.
The Minnesota Department of Health reported 469 positive COVID-19 tests in the state Monday for a cumulative total of 599,234, and they added that there were no COVID-19 related deaths reported in the state from Sunday to Monday, keeping the state’s cumulative total since the onset of the pandemic at 7,370. A total of 31,763 COVID-19 patients in Minnesota have required hospitalization since the start of the pandemic, and 6,446 of those patients have required treatment in intensive care units.