The Minnesota Department of Health has now reported over 456,000 positive COVID-19 cases statewide since the start of the pandemic.
Health officials reported 727 positive cases in the state Tuesday for a cumulative total of 456,490. Health officials added that 35,687 healthcare workers in the state have now tested positive for the virus since the pandemic started. More than 440,500 people have been reported as no longer needing isolation.
Mower County reported 3,673 confirmed and 74 probable COVID-19 cases Tuesday for a cumulative total of 3,747 since the pandemic started, up four from Monday. Olmsted County now has 10,851 cumulative cases, up 22 from Monday, Steele County recorded 2,796 cumulative cases Tuesday, up three from Monday and Freeborn County now has 2,549 cumulative COVID-19 cases, up two from Monday. Dodge County recorded 1,401 cumulative cases Tuesday, up four from Monday and Fillmore County logged 1,283 cumulative COVID-19 cases Tuesday, a rise of six from Monday.
Minnesota’s death toll from the coronavirus rose by eight Tuesday to 6,106 since the start of the pandemic. Health officials reported that 3,877 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 24,014 COVID-19 patients in Minnesota have required hospitalization since the pandemic started, and 4,995 of those patients have required treatment in intensive care units.