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COVID-19 update: Statewide cases pass 500K; 12 new cases in Freeborn County

Freeborn County reported five new lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases on Thursday, increasing the county’s cumulative total to 2,982.

Information about the new cases or how many cases are still considered active has not yet been released.

As of Wednesday, 7,785 people in Freeborn County had received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and 4,076 had received the completed series.

The following is an update on other area counties:

• Faribault County: 10 new lab-confirmed cases; 1,327 total cases; 3,455 people have received at least one dose of the vaccine, 1,884 have received completed series

• Mower County: six new lab-confirmed cases, two probable cases; 4,250 total cases; 10,467 people have received at least one dose of the vaccine, 5,484 have received completed series

• Steele County: 16 new lab-confirmed cases, one probable case; 3,202 total cases; 8,653 people have received at least one dose of the vaccine, 4,302 have received completed series

• Waseca County: three new lab-confirmed cases; 2,147 total cases; 4,384 people have received at least one dose of the vaccine, 2,376 have received completed series