MDH reports seven additional COVID-19 cases in Mower County Monday for a cumulative total of 1,377

The Minnesota Department of Health has now reported nearly 105,000 positive COVID-19 cases since the start of the pandemic.

Health officials reported  982 positive tests Monday, bringing the cumulative statewide total to 104,799.  Health officials stated that 10,901 healthcare workers have now tested positive for the virus since the pandemic began.  More than 94,400 people were reported as no longer needing isolation.

Mower County reported 1,377 cumulative COVID-19 cases Monday, up seven from Sunday.  Olmsted County now has 2,683 cumulative cases, up 17 from Sunday, Steele County recorded 592 cases Monday, up six from Sunday and Freeborn County now has 564 cumulative COVID-19 cases, up five from Sunday.  Dodge County reported 283 cases Monday, up three from Sunday and Fillmore County recorded 168 cases Monday, up five from Sunday.

Minnesota’s death toll from the coronavirus rose by three Monday to 2,083 since the start of the pandemic, and officials reported that 1,487 COVID-19 related deaths thus far have been from cases that resided in long-term care or assisted living facilities.  

A total of 7,940 patients in Minnesota have required hospitalization since the pandemic started, and 2,189 of those patients have required treatment in intensive care units.