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MDH reports 26 additional COVID-19 cases in Mower County Tuesday for a cumulative total of 2,946

The Minnesota Department of Health has now reported just over 359,200 positive COVID-19 cases since the start of the pandemic.

Health officials reported 3,080 positive cases in Minnesota Tuesday for a cumulative statewide total of 359,203.  Health officials added that 26,168 healthcare workers in Minnesota have now tested positive for the virus since the start of the pandemic.  More than 314,900 people have been reported as no longer needing isolation.

Mower County recorded 2,913 confirmed and 33 probable COVID-19 cases Tuesday for a cumulative total of 2,946 since the start of the pandemic, up 26 from Monday.  Olmsted County now has 7.608 cumulative cases, up 66 from Monday, Steele County reported 2,250 cases Tuesday, up 20 from Monday and Freeborn County now has 1,710 cumulative COVID-19 cases, up 14 from Monday.  Dodge County recorded 993 cases Tuesday, up four from Monday and Fillmore County reported 835 cumulative COVID-19 cases Tuesday, up eight from Monday.

Minnesota’s death toll from the coronavirus rose by 22 Tuesday to 4,027 since the pandemic started.  Health officials reported that 2,660 COVID-19 related deaths in the state thus far have been from cases that resided in long-term care, or assisted living facilities.

A total of 18,594 patients in Minnesota have required hospitalization since the start of the pandemic, and 4,063 of those patients have required treatment in intensive care units.

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