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Area counties see continued new COVID-19 cases; number hospitalized from Freeborn County increases

Six new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 were reported in Freeborn County on Sunday, according to the Freeborn County Public Health Department.

The county has now had 251 positive cases since the beginning of the pandemic. Of that number, 221 people are out of isolation and four are hospitalized.

The health department stated the new cases included two people in their 20s, one in their 30s, one in their 50s and one in their 60s. No information was available on the last case.

Mower County reported 13 new cases and has now had 797 cases. A free testing event is taking place this weekend in Mower County because of the high rise in cases in recent weeks.

Faribault County reported two new cases; Steele had eight and Waseca had three, the state health department said.

Statewide, 461 new cases were reported, increasing the total cumulative cases in the state to 32,920. Of the total cases, 28,663 are out of isolation.

Eight new deaths were reported in Anoka, Dakota, Hennepin and Ramsey counties, all of which were residents of long-term care or assisted living facilities.

The total deaths across the state since the beginning of the pandemic sits at 1,380 with 1,093 residents of long-term or assisted living facilities.

The department stated 322 people across the state are hospitalized, with 160 in intensive care.

 

Confirmed COVID-19 cases

County Cases Deaths
Aitkin 13 0
Anoka 1,894 102
Becker 49 0
Beltrami 25 0
Benton 201 3
Big Stone 14 0
Blue Earth 214 2
Brown 21 2
Carlton 81 0
Carver 294 1
Cass 12 2
Chippewa 66 1
Chisago 87 1
Clay 526 37
Clearwater 6 0
Cook 1 0
Cottonwood 121 0
Crow Wing 94 11
Dakota 1,915 82
Dodge 65 0
Douglas 54 0
Faribault 33 0
Fillmore 23 0
Freeborn 251 0
Goodhue 105 7
Grant 6 0
Hennepin 10,830 747
Houston 13 0
Hubbard 5 0
Isanti 55 0
Itasca 59 12
Jackson 52 0
Kanabec 13 1
Kandiyohi 560 1
Kittson 1 0
Koochiching 9 0
Lac qui Parle 4 0
Lake 4 0
Lake of the Woods 0 0
Le Sueur 62 1
Lincoln 6 0
Lyon 274 2
McLeod 67 0
Mahnomen 6 1
Marshall 12 0
Martin 148 5
Meeker 51 1
Mille Lacs 30 1
Morrison 55 1
Mower 797 2
Murray 47 0
Nicollet 108 12
Nobles 1,631 6
Norman 18 0
Olmsted 903 14
Otter Tail 85 1
Pennington 50 0
Pine 97 0
Pipestone 14 0
Polk 72 2
Pope 10 0
Ramsey 4,306 210
Red Lake 3 0
Redwood 12 0
Renville 12 1
Rice 748 4
Rock 28 0
Roseau 6 0
St. Louis 142 14
Scott 570 4
Sherburne 275 4
Sibley 29 2
Stearns 2,134 19
Steele 194 0
Stevens 2 0
Swift 20 1
Todd 388 2
Traverse 5 0
Wabasha 27 0
Wadena 12 0
Waseca 40 0
Washington 885 38
Watonwan 144 0
Wilkin 20 3
Winona 94 15
Wright 401 2
Yellow Medicine 22 0
Unknown/missing 82 0