The Minnesota Department of Health has now reported over 455,700 positive COVID-19 cases statewide since the start of the pandemic.
Health officials reported 794 positive cases Monday for a cumulative total of 455,783. Health officials added that 35,595 healthcare workers in the state have now tested positive for the virus since the pandemic started. More than 439,000 people have been reported as no longer needing isolation.
Mower County reported 3,670 confirmed and 74 probable COVID-19 cases Monday for a cumulative total of 3,744 since the pandemic started, up seven from Sunday. Olmsted County now has 10,830 cumulative cases, a rise of 50 from Sunday, Steele County recorded 2,795 cumulative cases Monday, up six from Sunday and Freeborn County recorded 2,547 cumulative COVID-19 cases Monday, up six from Sunday. Dodge County now has 1,397 cumulative cases, up four from Sunday and Fillmore County reported 1,277 cumulative COVID-19 cases Monday, up seven from Sunday.
Minnesota’s death toll from the coronavirus rose by three Monday to 6,098 since the start of the pandemic. Health officials reported that 3,876 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 23,932 COVID-19 patients in Minnesota have required hospitalization since the pandemic started, and 4,974 of those patients have required treatment in intensive care units.