Daily COVID-19 update: Minnesota hospital admissions continue to increase

Published 1:17 pm Monday, January 25, 2021

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Minnesota reported three more deaths caused by COVID-19 Monday, along with 794 new cases.

New hospital admissions continued a steady increase, totaling 23,932 and 4,974 of those in the ICU.

South-central Minnesota update

After reporting five new lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases on Sunday, Freeborn County reported six new cases on Monday, increasing the county’s cumulative case count to 2,547. Of that number, 118 are considered active cases.

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No new hospitalizations or deaths were reported since Sunday, holding the county’s death toll at 23.

The new cases included two people between 15 and 19 years old; one person in their 40s; two people in their 50s; and one person in their 80s.

The following are updates on other area counties:

Faribault County: seven new lab-confirmed cases; 1,101 total cases.

Mower County: seven new lab-confirmed cases; 3,744 total cases.

Steele County: six new lab-confirmed cases; 2,795 total cases.

Waseca County: one new lab-confirmed cases; 1,933 total cases.