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Daily COVID-19 update: 3 area counties see case increases

Three area counties saw increases in lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, according to the daily update from the Minnesota Department of Health.

Freeborn County had one new case, bringing the county’s total cumulative cases to 298. Of the total cases, 280 are out of isolation and 18 active cases remain, according to the Freeborn County Public Health Department.

Eight new COVID-19 deaths were reported in Minnesota Wednesday. Provided

The department stated the new case was a person in their 20s.

There is also one new person who is hospitalized today, with the total count of county residents who have been hospitalized at 23. A total of four are in the hospital today.

The state department of health said Mower County had five new cases and has now had 965 cases, and Steele County had two new cases, increasing its total to 239.

No new cases were reported in Faribault and Waseca counties.

Statewide, 463 new cases were reported, increasing the total cumulative cases to 39,589. Of the total cases, 34,902 are out of isolation and 265 are hospitalized, including 122 in intensive care.

The department stated eight new deaths were reported in Anoka, Dakota, Hennepin, Olmsted, Ramsey and St. Louis counties. Five of the new deaths were residents of long-term care or assisted living facilities.

This brings the state’s total death count to 1,485, of which 1,161 were residents in long-term care or assisted living facilities.

The department stated 692,970 tests have been completed since March.

 

Confirmed COVID-19 cases

County Cases Deaths
Aitkin 15 0
Anoka 2,293 110
Becker 57 0
Beltrami 35 0
Benton 221 3
Big Stone 17 0
Blue Earth 510 2
Brown 37 2
Carlton 88 0
Carver 417 1
Cass 19 2
Chippewa 79 1
Chisago 102 1
Clay 595 38
Clearwater 9 0
Cook 1 0
Cottonwood 137 0
Crow Wing 109 12
Dakota 2,479 93
Dodge 92 0
Douglas 66 0
Faribault 60 0
Fillmore 30 0
Freeborn 298 0
Goodhue 132 8
Grant 17 0
Hennepin 12,703 789
Houston 28 0
Hubbard 8 0
Isanti 76 0
Itasca 65 12
Jackson 55 0
Kanabec 15 1
Kandiyohi 582 1
Kittson 2 0
Koochiching 17 1
Lac qui Parle 4 0
Lake 6 0
Lake of the Woods 0 0
Le Sueur 110 1
Lincoln 11 0
Lyon 327 2
McLeod 94 0
Mahnomen 10 1
Marshall 12 0
Martin 171 5
Meeker 61 1
Mille Lacs 34 2
Morrison 61 1
Mower 965 2
Murray 66 0
Nicollet 176 12
Nobles 1,672 6
Norman 21 0
Olmsted 1,168 17
Otter Tail 100 1
Pennington 52 0
Pine 110 0
Pipestone 63 2
Polk 84 2
Pope 12 0
Ramsey 5,013 230
Red Lake 4 0
Redwood 20 0
Renville 36 2
Rice 859 8
Rock 31 0
Roseau 17 0
St. Louis 198 16
Scott 783 4
Sherburne 327 5
Sibley 55 2
Stearns 2,429 19
Steele 239 1
Stevens 6 0
Swift 23 1
Todd 402 2
Traverse 6 0
Wabasha 35 0
Wadena 15 0
Waseca 71 0
Washington 1,163 40
Watonwan 240 0
Wilkin 21 3
Winona 131 15
Wright 492 5
Yellow Medicine 30 0
Unknown/missing 87 0

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