New COVID-19 cases continue rising across the area

Published 7:15 pm Tuesday, October 12, 2021

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Freeborn County reported 62 new COVID-19 cases and two new hospitalizations in the report from health officials on Tuesday.

The numbers cover cases reported from 4 a.m. Friday to 4 a.m. Monday.

The county currently has 161 active cases.

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

• Five people between 0 and 4

• Six people between 5 and 9

• Nine people between 10 and 14

• Three people between 15 and 19

• Nine people in their 20s

• Nine people in their 30s

• Eight people in their 40s

• Three people in their 50s

• Six people in their 60s

• Two people in their 70s

• Two people in their 80s

Across the area, Faribault County reported 34 new cases; Mower, 74; Steele, 56; and Waseca, 22.

Statewide, 7,942 new cases were reported, along with 10 new deaths.