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People hospitalized with COVID-19 in Freeborn County ranged in ages

The Freeborn County Public Health Department released more information Tuesday about the ages of the people from the county who have been hospitalized because of COVID-19.

Out of the six people who have been hospitalized at some time during their illness, one was in their 30s, one in their 40s, two in their 50s, one in their 70s and one in their 80s.

The local department does not have information about whether the individuals had underlying health conditions.

The department stated there were three new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Freeborn County on Tuesday, pushing the county’s total case count to 63. The new cases included one person in their 20s, one in their 30s and one in their 40s. One person who was on the county’s list on Monday was removed from the county’s total because they belonged to a different county.

Of the total count, 28 people are out of isolation and no longer considered contagious.

The Minnesota Department of Health reported Tuesday Mower County had six new cases; Steele County, 5; Faribault, 1, and Waseca, 1.

Statewide, cases increased to 17,029, an increase of 665 from the previous day.

Seventeen people have died from COVID-19 in the last day, pushing the total deaths across the state to 748. The new deaths came from Clay, Dakota, Hennepin, Itasca, Kanabec, Olmsted and Ramsey counties.

Of the total deaths, 608 have resided in long-term care or assisted living facilities.

The state department said 11,540 people are no longer in isolation, and 545 are currently hospitalized, including 229 in intensive care.

The highest number of confirmed cases have been in Hennepin County with 5,650 cases and 476 deaths. The next highest confirmed case totals are in Stearns County with 1,782 and Ramsey County with 1,720.

Olmsted County has had 479 cases, and Rice County has had 270.

Across the state, 161,835 tests have been conducted, including 18,588 through the Minnesota Department of Health Public Health Lab and 143,247 through external laboratories.

Confirmed COVID-19 cases

County Cases Deaths
Aitkin 4 0
Anoka 919 42
Becker 32 0
Beltrami 9 0
Benton 142 2
Big Stone 3 0
Blue Earth 93 0
Brown 10 2
Carlton 67 0
Carver 128 2
Cass 11 2
Chippewa 34 0
Chisago 38 1
Clay 318 21
Clearwater 2 0
Cook 0 0
Cottonwood 59 0
Crow Wing 30 1
Dakota 841 25
Dodge 39 0
Douglas 23 0
Faribault 11 0
Fillmore 17 1
Freeborn 63 0
Goodhue 36 0
Grant 2 0
Hennepin 5,650 476
Houston 2 0
Hubbard 0 0
Isanti 19 0
Itasca 49 6
Jackson 36 0
Kanabec 9 1
Kandiyohi 420 1
Kittson 1 0
Koochiching 5 0
Lac qui Parle 3 0
Lake 1 0
Lake of the Woods 0 0
Le Sueur 36 1
Lincoln 4 0
Lyon 26 0
McLeod 18 0
Mahnomen 5 1
Marshall 8 0
Martin 123 5
Meeker 38 0
Mille Lacs 13 1
Morrison 29 0
Mower 72 0
Murray 33 0
Nicollet 43 3
Nobles 1,394 2
Norman 11 0
Olmsted 479 10
Otter Tail 51 0
Pennington 3 0
Pine 83 0
Pipestone 10 0
Polk 56 2
Pope 5 0
Ramsey 1,720 74
Red Lake 3 0
Redwood 3 0
Renville 5 0
Rice 270 2
Rock 20 0
Roseau 1 0
St. Louis 107 13
Scott 271 1
Sherburne 164 2
Sibley 10 0
Stearns 1,782 10
Steele 115 0
Stevens 0 0
Swift 13 0
Todd 87 0
Traverse 3 0
Wabasha 16 0
Wadena 6 0
Waseca 21 0
Washington 398 19
Watonwan 41 0
Wilkin 11 3
Winona 75 15
Wright 182 1
Yellow Medicine 4 0
Unknown/missing 35 0