Mower County has over 6,000 cumulative COVID-19 cases since the onset of the pandemic as the Minnesota Department of Health reported Tuesday that the county had 5,847 confirmed and 191 probable cases for a cumulative total of 6,038, a jump of 67 from Monday. Health officials added that 47,278 healthcare workers in the state have now tested positive for the virus, and over 696,700 people have been reported as no longer needing isolation.
Olmsted County recorded 17,009 cumulative cases Tuesday, a rise of 186 from Monday, Steele County reported 5,466 cumulative cases Tuesday, up 60 from Monday and Freeborn County confirmed 4,593 cumulative COVID-19 cases Tuesday, a rise of 54 from Monday. Dodge County now has 2,588 cumulative cases, up 27 from Monday and Fillmore County recorded 2,145 cumulative COVID-19 cases Tuesday, up 18 from Monday.
The Minnesota Department of Health reported 7,133 positive COVID-19 tests in the state Tuesday for a cumulative total of 725,451, and they added that 12 additional COVID-19 related deaths were recorded in the state from Monday to Tuesday for a cumulative total of 8,203 since the onset of the pandemic. A total of 38,347 COVID-19 patients in Minnesota have required hospitalization since the start of the pandemic, and 7,770 of those patients have required treatment in intensive care units.