MDH reports nine additional COVID-19 cases in Mower County Monday for cumulative total of 4,286

The Minnesota Department of Health has now reported over 506,000 positive COVID-19 cases statewide since the start of the pandemic.

Health officials reported 1,152 positive tests in the state  Monday for a cumulative statewide total of 506,376.  Health officials added  that 38,753 healthcare workers in the state have now tested positive for the virus since the pandemic started.  More than  489,200 people have now been listed as no longer needing isolation.

Mower County logged 4,177 confirmed and 109 probable COVID-19 cases Monday for a cumulative total of 4,286 since the pandemic started, up nine from Sunday.  Olmsted County reported 12,179 cumulative cases Monday, up 10 from Sunday, Steele County confirmed 3,232 cumulative cases Monday, a rise of three from Sunday and Freeborn County has now recorded over 3,000 cumulative COVID-19 cases since the start of the pandemic with 3,001 Monday, up five from Sunday.  Dodge County logged 1,585 cumulative cases Monday, up one from Sunday and Fillmore County reported 1,452 cumulative COVID-19 cases Monday, up three from Sunday.

There were no coronavirus deaths reported in Minnesota from Sunday to Monday, keeping the cumulative total 6,782, and health officials reported that 4,248 COVID-19 related deaths in the state during the pandemic have occurred in cases that resided in long-term care, or assisted living facilities.

A total of 26,661 COVID-19 patients in Minnesota have required hospitalization since the pandemic started, and 5,494 of those patients have required treatment in intensive care units.