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MDH records 65th COVID-19 related death in Mower County Tuesday along with 34 additional cases for cumulative total of 11,577

The Minnesota Department of Health reported Tuesday that Mower County has recorded its 65th COVID-19 related death in an individual 60-64 years of age.  They also noted that the county logged 11,100 confirmed and 477 probable COVID-19 cases Tuesday for a cumulative total of 11,577 since the onset of the pandemic, a rise of 34 from Monday.  Health officials stated that the total  number of positive cases, including reinfections for the duration of the pandemic now stands at 1,399,164, and just over 1,369,000 people have now been determined as no longer needing isolation.

Olmsted County recorded 38,970 cumulative cases Tuesday, a jump of 212 from Monday, Steele County reported 10,076 cumulative cases Tuesday, up 60 from Monday and Freeborn County confirmed 8,764 cumulative COVID-19 cases Tuesday, a rise of 45 from Monday.  Dodge County now has 5,501 cumulative cases, up 26 from Monday and Fillmore County recorded 4,524 cumulative COVID-19 cases Tuesday, also up 26 from Monday.

The Minnesota Department of Health reported 6,469 positive COVID-19 tests in the state Tuesday for a cumulative total of 1,342,439, and they added that 32 additional COVID-19 related deaths were recorded in the state from Monday to Tuesday for a cumulative total of 11,862 since the onset of the pandemic.  A total of 59,406 COVID-19 patients in Minnesota have required hospitalization since the start of the pandemic, and 11,014 of those patients have required treatment in intensive care units.



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