MDH reports five additional COVID-19 cases in Mower County Monday for cumulative total of 3,990

The Minnesota Department of Health has now reported over 479,000 positive COVID-19 cases statewide since the start of the pandemic. 

Health officials reported 561 positive tests in the state Monday for a cumulative statewide total of 479,591.  Health officials added that 37,481 healthcare workers in the state have now tested positive for the virus since the pandemic started.  More than 466,000 people have been reported as no longer needing isolation.

Mower County logged 3,904 confirmed and 86 probable COVID-19 cases Monday for a cumulative total of 3,990 since the start of the pandemic, up five from Sunday.  Olmsted County reported 11,669 cumulative cases Monday, up nine from Sunday, Steele County recorded 2,968 cumulative cases Monday, up three from Sunday and Freeborn County now has 2,757 cumulative COVID-19 cases, a rise of two from Sunday.  Dodge County reported 1,511 cumulative cases Monday, up one from Sunday and Fillmore County recorded 1,364 cumulative COVID-19 cases Monday, up two from Sunday.

Minnesota’s death toll from the coronavirus rose by one from Sunday to Monday 6,433 since the start of the pandemic, and health officials reported that 4.038 COVID-19 related deaths in the state thus far have occurred in cases that resided in long-term care, or assisted living facilities.

A total of 25,478 patients in Minnesota have required hospitalization since the pandemic started, and 5,264 of those patients have required treatment in intensive care units.