MDH reports four additional COVID-19 cases in Mower County Monday for a cumulative total of 3,296

The Minnesota Department of Health has now reported just over 410,000 positive COVID-19 cases since the start of the pandemic.

Health officials reported 1,087 positive tests in the state Monday for a cumulative statewide total of 410,128.  Health officials added that 31,605 healthcare workers in the state have now tested positive for the virus since the start of the pandemic.  More than 391,200 people have been reported as no longer needing isolation.

Mower County recorded 3,253 confirmed and 43 probable COVID-19  cases Monday for a cumulative total of 3,296 since the pandemic started, up four from Sunday.  Olmsted County now has 9,030 cumulative cases, up 56 from Sunday, Steele County reported 2,478 cumulative cases Monday, up three from Sunday and Freeborn County now has 1,934 cumulative COVID-19 cases, up 10 from Sunday.  Dodge County reported 1,148 cumulative cases Monday, up four from Sunday and Fillmore County recorded 1,076 cumulative cases Monday, up eight from Sunday.

Minnesota’s death toll from the coronavirus rose by 13 Monday to a total of 5,160 since the pandemic started.  Health officials reported that 3,339 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 21,420 patients in Minnesota have required hospitalization since the start of the pandemic, and 4,539 of those patients have required treatment in intensive care units.