MDH reports six additional COVID-19 cases in Mower County Tuesday for a cumulative total of 3,113

The Minnesota Department of Health has now reported just over 384,100 positive COVID-19 cases since the start of the pandemic.

Health officials reported 2,340 positive cases in the state Tuesday for a cumulative statewide total of 384,164.  Health officials added that 28,954 healthcare workers in the state have now tested positive for the virus since the start of the pandemic.  More than 351,800 have been reported as no longer needing isolation.

Mower County reported 3,079 confirmed and 34 probable COVID-19 cases Tuesday for a cumulative total of 3,113 since the start of the pandemic, up six from Monday.  Olmsted County now has 8,209 cumulative cases, up 47 from Monday, Steele County recorded 2,353 cases Tuesday, up five from Monday and Freeborn County now has 1,802 cumulative COVID-19 cases, up 11 from Monday.  Dodge County reported 1,062 cumulative COVID-19 cases Tuesday, up four from Monday and Fillmore County recorded 937 cases Tuesday, up nine from Monday.

Minnesota’s death toll from the coronavirus rose by 21 Tuesday for a cumulative total of 4,483 since the pandemic started.  Health officials reported that 2,928 COVID-19 related deaths thus far in the state have been from cases that resided in long-term care, or assisted living facilities. 

A total of 19,785 patients in Minnesota have required hospitalization since the start of the pandemic, and 4,286 of those patients have required treatment in intensive care units.