Second COVID-19 death reported in Freeborn County this week
Published 5:50 pm Thursday, February 10, 2022
A Freeborn County resident between 85 and 89 has reportedly died from COVID-19 complications, according to health officials on Thursday.
In the county there were 28 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed, with another case listed as probable. The county has reported 8,645 total cases, and 67 residents have died since the pandemic began.
Among the new cases, five were found in children newborn to 4, two cases were discovered in children 5 to 9, one case was found in a teenager 15 to 19, four cases were found in residents in their 20s, six cases were discovered in people in their 30s, one case was found in someone in their 40s, four cases were found in people in their 50s, five cases were reported in people in their 60s and another case was found in someone in their 70s.
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One person was sent to a hospital for care, and there are 159 active lab-confirmed cases.
Steele County recorded the highest number of new cases Thursday with 36 confirmed, and another case listed as probable. The county has reported 9,942 total cases, and 50 county residents have died over the course of the pandemic.
Mower County had 23 newly confirmed cases, with another one listed as probable. The county has recorded 11,472 total cases, 64 of them proving fatal.
Waseca County had six new cases of COVID-19, and seven more were listed as probable. The county has had 5,319 total cases of COVID-19, and 38 county residents have died.
Faribault County reported six new cases. That brings the county’s total number of cases to 3,636. Forty-nine county residents have died.
Minnesota had 4,462 new cases of coronavirus, raising the state’s total number of cases to 1,383,555. Thirty-nine new Minnesotans died as of 11 a.m. on Wednesday, raising the state’s total number of fatalities to 11,761.