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New COVID-19 cases reported in area counties

Several area counties reported new COVID-19 cases on Friday, according to daily updates from state and local health departments.

Seventeen new COVID-19 deaths were reported on Friday in Minnesota. Provided

The Freeborn County Public Health Department said three new cases were reported in Freeborn County, though information about the new cases was not available.

The county has had 243 cases since March, and two people from Freeborn County continue to be hospitalized at this time. Eleven more people were out of isolation and recovering from their illness for a total of 200 people now out of isolation.

In Mower County, cases increased by 12, and the county has now had 755 cases.

Health officials are planning a free COVID-19 testing site at the Mower County Fairgrounds in Austin for any Mower County resident who wants to be tested, even if they don’t have symptoms of the virus.

The Department of Health stated Steele County had three new cases on Friday, and Waseca County had one. No new cases were reported in Faribault County.

Statewide, 362 new cases were reported, increasing the state’s positive cumulative cases to 32,031.

Of that number, 27,709 no longer need to be in isolation, and 339 are hospitalized, including 168 in intensive care.

The department reported 17 new deaths from Anoka, Crow Wing, Dakota, Hennepin and Ramsey counties. Thirteen of the deaths were residents from long-term care or assisted living facilities.

The total deaths statewide are now 1,361, with 1,077 of those residing in long-term care or assisted living facilities.

 

Confirmed COVID-19 cases

County Cases Deaths
Aitkin 13 0
Anoka 1,836 96
Becker 48 0
Beltrami 23 0
Benton 200 3
Big Stone 14 0
Blue Earth 174 2
Brown 21 2
Carlton 81 0
Carver 287 1
Cass 12 2
Chippewa 64 1
Chisago 82 1
Clay 521 37
Clearwater 6 0
Cook 1 0
Cottonwood 118 0
Crow Wing 92 11
Dakota 1,847 81
Dodge 62 0
Douglas 53 0
Faribault 30 0
Fillmore 21 0
Freeborn 243 0
Goodhue 101 7
Grant 6 0
Hennepin 10,607 740
Houston 7 0
Hubbard 5 0
Isanti 52 0
Itasca 59 12
Jackson 50 0
Kanabec 13 1
Kandiyohi 554 1
Kittson 1 0
Koochiching 9 0
Lac qui Parle 4 0
Lake 4 0
Lake of the Woods 0 0
Le Sueur 54 1
Lincoln 6 0
Lyon 258 2
McLeod 64 0
Mahnomen 6 1
Marshall 12 0
Martin 147 5
Meeker 51 1
Mille Lacs 29 1
Morrison 54 1
Mower 755 2
Murray 47 0
Nicollet 105 12
Nobles 1,628 6
Norman 18 0
Olmsted 846 14
Otter Tail 83 1
Pennington 50 0
Pine 96 0
Pipestone 14 0
Polk 67 2
Pope 10 0
Ramsey 4,180 207
Red Lake 3 0
Redwood 12 0
Renville 12 0
Rice 740 4
Rock 26 0
Roseau 6 0
St. Louis 132 14
Scott 555 4
Sherburne 272 4
Sibley 28 2
Stearns 2,126 19
Steele 183 0
Stevens 2 0
Swift 20 1
Todd 386 2
Traverse 5 0
Wabasha 27 0
Wadena 10 0
Waseca 36 0
Washington 843 37
Watonwan 128 0
Wilkin 20 3
Winona 93 15
Wright 394 2
Yellow Medicine 14 0
Unknown/missing 57 0