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Minnesota Department of Health reports 27 cases of COVID-19 in Mower County

Health officials in Minnesota announced Thursday that Mower County now has 27 confirmed cases of COVID-19, or coronavirus, which was unchanged from Wednesday.  KAUS News spoke with Pam Kellogg, Division Manager, Mower County Health and Human Services who gave details concerning the cases in the county during a teleconference from the Mower County Emergency Operations Center…

Kellogg also talked about the procedure that is followed when a positive case is identified in the county…

The Minnesota Department of Health reported that the state now has a total of 2,942 positive cases, an increase of 221 from the 2,721 reported on Wednesday.  The 200 deaths due to the virus was up 21 from the 179 reported on Wednesday, and the state has seen its largest one-day increase in deaths during the pandemic for the second day in a row.  Besides Mower County’s 27 cases, Olmsted County reported 213 cases, up from 204 on Wednesday.  Winona County now has 62 cases, up from 61 on Wednesday and Freeborn County again reported 33 cases.  Blue Earth County reported 26 cases for the second day in a row, and Goodhue County reported 19 cases for the third day in a row.  18 cases of COVID-19 are still being reported in Dodge County, and Fillmore County reported 12 cases Thursday, up from 11 on Wednesday.  Steele County reported ten cases for the second day in a row, while Rice County reported eight, up from seven on Wednesday.  Waseca County is still reporting three cases and Houston County is still reporting one.


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