The Minnesota Department of Health reported Monday that Mower County recorded its 73rd COVID-19 related death over the weekend in an individual 60-64 years of age. The Department of Health added that the county also logged 11,338 confirmed and 510 probable COVID-19 cases Monday for a cumulative total of 11,848, up three from Saturday and Sunday. Health officials added that the total number of positive cases, including reinfections in the state for the duration of the pandemic now stands at 1,433,898, and over 1,417,400 Minnesotans have now been determined as no longer needing isolation.
Olmsted County recorded 41,095 cumulative cases Monday, a rise of 37 from over the weekend, Steele County reported 10,353 cumulative cases Monday, up five from Saturday and Sunday and Freeborn County confirmed 9,078 cumulative COVID-19 cases Monday, up one from over the weekend. Dodge County now has 5,677 cumulative cases, up three from Saturday and Sunday and Fillmore County recorded 4,780 cumulative COVID-19 cases, which was unchanged from over the weekend.
The Minnesota Department of Health reported 678 positive COVID-19 tests in the state Monday for a cumulative total of 1,370,552, and they added that seven additional COVID-19 related deaths were recorded in the state from Saturday to Monday for a cumulative total of 12,447 since the onset of the pandemic. A total of 61,792 COVID-19 patients in Minnesota have required hospitalization since the start of the pandemic, and 11,425 of those patients have required treatment in intensive care units.