MDH reports eight additional COVID-19 cases in Mower County Monday for a cumulative total of 3,834

The Minnesota Department of Health has now reported over 462,000 positive COVID-19 cases statewide since the start of the pandemic.

Health officials reported 727 positive tests Monday for a cumulative statewide total of 462,528.  Health officials added that 36,532 healthcare workers in the state have now tested positive for the virus since  the pandemic started.  More than 447,000 people have been reported as no longer needing isolation.

Mower County reported 3,753 confirmed and 81 probable COVID-19 cases Monday for a cumulative total of 3,834 since the pandemic started, up eight from Sunday.  Olmsted County recorded 11,109 cumulative cases Monday, up 16 from Sunday, Steele County now has 2,856 cumulative cases, up ten from Sunday, and Freeborn County logged 2,622 cumulative COVID-19 cases Monday, up eight from Sunday.  Dodge County recorded 1,435 cumulative cases Monday, up three from Sunday and Fillmore County reported 1,309 cumulative COVID-19 cases Monday, up one from Sunday.

Minnesota’s death toll from the coronavirus rose by two Monday to 6,202 since the start of the pandemic, and health officials reported that 3,930 COVID-19 related deaths thus far in the state have occurred in cases that resided in long-term care, or assisted living facilities. 

A total of 24,352 COVID-19 patients in Minnesota have required hospitalization since the pandemic started, and 5,045 of those patients have required treatment in intensive care units.