MDH reports 19 additional COVID-19 cases in Mower County Monday for a cumulative total  of 3,105

The Minnesota Department of Health has now reported over 381,800 positive COVID-19 cases since the start of the pandemic.

Health officials reported 3,026 positive cases in Minnesota Monday for a cumulative statewide total of 381,841.  Health officials added that 28,650 healthcare workers in Minnesota have now tested positive for the virus since the start of the pandemic.  More than 347,000 people have been reported as no longer needing isolation.

Mower County reported 3,071 confirmed and 34 probable COVID-19 cases Monday for a cumulative total of 3,105 since the start of the pandemic, up 19 from Sunday.  Olmsted County now has 8,159 cumulative cases, up 74 from Sunday, Steele County recorded 2,346 cases Monday, up six from Sunday and Freeborn County now has 1,791 cumulative COVID-19 cases, up two from Sunday.  Dodge County reported 1,058 cumulative cases Monday, up 11 from Sunday and Fillmore County recorded 928 cases Monday, up nine from Sunday.

Minnesota’s death toll from the coronavirus rose by 18 Monday to a cumulative total of 4,462 since the pandemic started.  Health officials reported that 2,917 COVID-19 related deaths thus far in the state have been from cases that resided in long-term care, or assisted living facilities.

A total of 19,638 patients in Minnesota have required hospitalization since the start of the pandemic, and 4,255 of those patients have required treatment in intensive care units.