Freeborn, Mower see larger COVID-19 case increases

Published 12:00 pm Wednesday, June 17, 2020

After several days with smaller COVID-19 case increases, Freeborn and Mower counties reported several new cases on Wednesday, according to the Minnesota Department of Health.

Twelve new deaths were reported from COVID-19 on Wednesday. Provided

Freeborn County had 13 new lab-confirmed cases and has now had 235 cases since the beginning of the pandemic.

The Freeborn County Public Health Department stated the new cases included the following:

  • Three people between 10 and 20
  • One person in their 20s
  • Three people in their 30s
  • Two people in their 40s
  • One person in their 50s
  • Three people in their 60s

Fifteen Freeborn County residents have been hospitalized at some point during their illness, and two remain hospitalized at this time.

The department said of the county’s total cases, 188 people are out of isolation.

The Minnesota Department of Health reported 73 new cases in Mower County, increasing its total to 733.

Four new cases were reported in Steele County, and two new cases were reported in Faribault County. No new cases were reported in Waseca County.

Across the state, 419 new cases were reported, increasing the state’s total positive cases since March to 31,296.

Of the total cases, 27,404 no longer need to be in isolation.

The department reported 12 new deaths from Anoka, Dakota, Hennepin and Ramsey counties. All of the deaths were 70 or older, and 10 lived in long-term care or assisted living facilities.

As of today, 351 people are hospitalized, with 181 in intensive care.

The state has completed 448,587 cases since March.

 

Confirmed COVID-19 cases

County Cases Deaths
Aitkin 13 0
Anoka 1,786 91
Becker 49 0
Beltrami 23 0
Benton 195 3
Big Stone 14 0
Blue Earth 169 2
Brown 20 2
Carlton 81 0
Carver 278 2
Cass 11 2
Chippewa 58 1
Chisago 81 1
Clay 512 37
Clearwater 6 0
Cook 1 0
Cottonwood 115 0
Crow Wing 91 10
Dakota 1,776 75
Dodge 61 0
Douglas 51 0
Faribault 30 0
Fillmore 20 1
Freeborn 235 0
Goodhue 97 7
Grant 6 0
Hennepin 10,415 727
Houston 7 0
Hubbard 5 0
Isanti 50 0
Itasca 59 12
Jackson 48 0
Kanabec 13 1
Kandiyohi 552 1
Kittson 1 0
Koochiching 9 0
Lac qui Parle 3 0
Lake 4 0
Lake of the Woods 0 0
Le Sueur 53 1
Lincoln 6 0
Lyon 229 2
McLeod 56 0
Mahnomen 6 1
Marshall 12 0
Martin 147 5
Meeker 50 1
Mille Lacs 28 1
Morrison 54 1
Mower 733 2
Murray 43 0
Nicollet 95 11
Nobles 1,620 6
Norman 18 0
Olmsted 810 12
Otter Tail 83 1
Pennington 51 0
Pine 96 0
Pipestone 14 0
Polk 67 2
Pope 10 0
Ramsey 4,079 199
Red Lake 4 0
Redwood 12 0
Renville 12 0
Rice 701 3
Rock 25 0
Roseau 6 0
St. Louis 127 14
Scott 546 4
Sherburne 272 3
Sibley 26 2
Stearns 2,111 19
Steele 179 0
Stevens 1 0
Swift 20 1
Todd 379 2
Traverse 5 0
Wabasha 24 0
Wadena 10 0
Waseca 34 0
Washington 826 37
Watonwan 108 0
Wilkin 15 3
Winona 89 15
Wright 390 2
Yellow Medicine 10 0
Unknown/missing 59 0