People hospitalized with COVID-19 in Freeborn County ranged in ages
The Freeborn County Public Health Department released more information Tuesday about the ages of the people from the county who have been hospitalized because of COVID-19.
Out of the six people who have been hospitalized at some time during their illness, one was in their 30s, one in their 40s, two in their 50s, one in their 70s and one in their 80s.
The local department does not have information about whether the individuals had underlying health conditions.
The department stated there were three new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Freeborn County on Tuesday, pushing the county’s total case count to 63. The new cases included one person in their 20s, one in their 30s and one in their 40s. One person who was on the county’s list on Monday was removed from the county’s total because they belonged to a different county.
Of the total count, 28 people are out of isolation and no longer considered contagious.
The Minnesota Department of Health reported Tuesday Mower County had six new cases; Steele County, 5; Faribault, 1, and Waseca, 1.
Statewide, cases increased to 17,029, an increase of 665 from the previous day.
Seventeen people have died from COVID-19 in the last day, pushing the total deaths across the state to 748. The new deaths came from Clay, Dakota, Hennepin, Itasca, Kanabec, Olmsted and Ramsey counties.
Of the total deaths, 608 have resided in long-term care or assisted living facilities.
The state department said 11,540 people are no longer in isolation, and 545 are currently hospitalized, including 229 in intensive care.
The highest number of confirmed cases have been in Hennepin County with 5,650 cases and 476 deaths. The next highest confirmed case totals are in Stearns County with 1,782 and Ramsey County with 1,720.
Olmsted County has had 479 cases, and Rice County has had 270.
Across the state, 161,835 tests have been conducted, including 18,588 through the Minnesota Department of Health Public Health Lab and 143,247 through external laboratories.
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