MDH reports eight additional COVID-19 cases in Mower County Monday for a cumulative total of 3,228

The Minnesota Department of Health has now reported just over 399,300 positive COVID-19 cases since the start of the pandemic.

Health officials reported 1,998 positive cases in the state Monday for a cumulative statewide total of 399,311.  Health officials added that 30,569 healthcare workers in the state have now tested positive for the virus since the start of the pandemic.  More than 373,300 people have been reported as no longer needing isolation.

Mower County reported 3,190 confirmed and 38 probable COVID-19 cases Monday for a cumulative total of 3,228 since the start of the pandemic, up eight from Sunday.  Olmsted County now has 8,692 cumulative cases, up 68 from Sunday, Steele County recorded 2,424 cases Monday, up four from Sunday and Freeborn County now has 1,869 cumulative COVID-19 cases, up nine from Sunday.  Dodge County reported 1,127 cumulative cases Monday, up three from Sunday and Fillmore County recorded 1,009 cumulative COVID-19 cases Monday, eight from Sunday.

Minnesota’s death toll from the coronavirus rose by 22 Monday to a total of 4,872 since the pandemic started.  Health officials reported that 3,160 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 20,629 patients in Minnesota have required hospitalization since the start of the pandemic, and 4,424 of those patients have required treatment in intensive care units.