MDH reports nine additional COVID-19 cases in Mower County Tuesday for a cumulative total of 3,843

The Minnesota Department of Health has now reported just over 463,000 positive COVID-19 cases statewide since the start of the pandemic.

Health officials reported 633 positive tests Tuesday for a cumulative statewide total of 463,132.  Health officials added that 36,618 healthcare workers in the state have now tested positive for the virus since the pandemic started. More than 448,000 people have been reported as no longer needing isolation.

Mower County recorded 3,761 confirmed and 82 probable COVID-19 cases Tuesday for a cumulative total of 3,843 since the pandemic started, up nine from Monday.  Olmsted County reported 11,133 cumulative cases Tuesday, up 26 from Monday, Steele County now has 2,859 cumulative cases, up four from Monday and Freeborn County logged 2,626 cumulative COVID-19 cases Tuesday, up four from Monday.  Dodge County recorded 1,436 cumulative cases Tuesday, up one from Monday and Fillmore County reported 1,310 cumulative COVID-19 cases, up two from Monday.

Minnesota’s death toll from the coronavirus rose by eight Tuesday to 6,210 since the start of the pandemic, and health officials reported that 3,933 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 24,447 COVID-19 patients in Minnesota have required hospitalization since the pandemic started, and 5,056 of those patients have required treatment in intensive care units.