Mower Count logged 4,479 confirmed and 124 probable COVID-19 cases Wednesday for a cumulative total of 4,603 since the onset of the pandemic, up nine from Tuesday, according to statistics released Wednesday by the Minnesota Department of Health. Health officials stated that 41,675 healthcare workers in the state have now tested positive for the virus, and over 562,300 people have been reported as no longer needing isolation.
Olmsted County recorded 13,097 cumulative cases Wednesday, up 15 from Tuesday, Steele County reported 3,810 cumulative cases Wednesday, a jump of 19 from Tuesday, Freeborn County confirmed 3,395 cumulative COVID-19 cases Wednesday, up six from Tuesday, Dodge County now has 1,813 cumulative cases, up six from Tuesday and Fillmore County recorded 1,538 cumulative COVID-19 cases Wednesday, up one for the third straight day.
The Minnesota Department of Health reported 1,267 positive COVID-19 tests in the state Wednesday for a cumulative total of 582,576, and they added that 17 additional COVID-19 related deaths were recorded in Minnesota from Tuesday to Wednesday for a cumulative total of 7,191 since the onset of the pandemic. A total of 30,691 COVID-19 patients in Minnesota have required hospitalization since the start of the pandemic, and 6,246 of those patients have required treatment in intensive care units.