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Daily COVID-19 update: 2 new deaths in Freeborn County

Thirty-four new COVID-19 deaths were reported across Minnesota on Wednesday, including two people from Freeborn County.

According to the Minnesota Department of Health, one person from the county was between 65 and 69 and the other was between 75 and 79.

The county has now had 23 COVID-19 deaths since the start of the pandemic.

The county also had 25 new lab-confirmed cases and one probable case, increasing the county’s cumulative cases to 2,479 since the start of the pandemic. Of that number, 183 are considered active, according to the Freeborn County Public Health Department.

The department stated the new cases included the following:

• One person between 0 and 4

• Two people between 5 and 9

• One person between 10 and 14

• Three people between 15 and 19

• Three people in their 20s

• Three people in their 30s

• Three people in their 50s

• Six people in their 60s

• One person in their 70s

• One person in their 80s

• Two people in their 90s

The state had 1,237 new cases reported and has now had 449,492 total cases since the start of the pandemic. Of that number, about 17,000 are still considered active and 570 are hospitalized, including 111 in intensive care as of Tuesday.

The deaths came from 20 counties across the state, ranging in age from 40s to late 90s. Twenty resided in long-term care or assisted living facilities, and one lived in a group home or residential behavioral health facility.

The state has now had 5,979 total deaths since the start of the pandemic, of which 3,810 resided in long-term care or assisted living facilities.

The following is an update on other area counties:

  • Faribault County: eight new lab-confirmed cases; 1,067 total cases
  • Mower County: 18 new lab-confirmed cases, five new probable cases; 3,678 total cases
  • Steele County: 10 new lab-confirmed cases, one new probable case; 2,748 total cases
  • Waseca County: eight new lab-confirmed cases; 1,901 total cases

The state reported 18,393 new tests were completed, including 14,745 PCR tests and 3,648 antigen tests.

 

Minnesota COVID-19 cases, deaths

County Total confirmed cases Total probable cases Total cases Total deaths
Aitkin 1,055 28 1,083 33
Anoka 28,691 2,370 31,061 365
Becker 2,796 66 2,862 39
Beltrami 2,914 196 3,110 48
Benton 4,019 191 4,210 86
Big Stone 449 11 460 3
Blue Earth 5,382 50 5,432 33
Brown 2,108 47 2,155 34
Carlton 2,426 383 2,809 43
Carver 6,575 389 6,964 36
Cass 2,027 50 2,077 23
Chippewa 1,279 37 1,316 32
Chisago 4,284 249 4,533 36
Clay 6,430 109 6,539 81
Clearwater 655 30 685 14
Cook 114 1 115 0
Cottonwood 1,188 89 1,277 18
Crow Wing 4,764 84 4,848 77
Dakota 31,597 1,562 33,159 344
Dodge 1,342 12 1,354 4
Douglas 3,592 165 3,757 66
Faribault 1,059 8 1,067 16
Fillmore 1,227 16 1,243 5
Freeborn 2,458 21 2,479 23
Goodhue 3,446 46 3,492 59
Grant 425 4 429 8
Hennepin 89,867 3,436 93,303 1,483
Houston 1,323 49 1,372 13
Hubbard 1,450 45 1,495 38
Isanti 2,650 179 2,829 41
Itasca 2,810 42 2,852 43
Jackson 801 59 860 10
Kanabec 957 23 980 18
Kandiyohi 5,494 54 5,548 71
Kittson 335 37 372 20
Koochiching 586 11 597 10
Lac qui Parle 602 55 657 16
Lake 579 70 649 15
Lake of the Woods 188 7 195 1
Le Sueur 2,082 25 2,107 15
Lincoln 476 11 487 1
Lyon 2,940 85 3,025 38
Mahnomen 409 1 410 7
Marshall 686 17 703 15
Martin 1,670 38 1,708 26
McLeod 3,208 49 3,257 45
Meeker 1,970 30 2,000 33
Mille Lacs 2,063 82 2,145 45
Morrison 2,988 133 3,121 45
Mower 3,607 71 3,678 29
Murray 796 97 893 5
Nicollet 2,198 56 2,254 36
Nobles 3,633 84 3,717 46
Norman 420 4 424 8
Olmsted 10,479 68 10,547 75
Otter Tail 4,392 187 4,579 67
Pennington 911 86 997 15
Pine 2,519 151 2,670 13
Pipestone 909 38 947 23
Polk 3,086 203 3,289 58
Pope 731 10 741 5
Ramsey 38,577 1,557 40,134 741
Red Lake 275 42 317 4
Redwood 1,366 32 1,398 27
Renville 1,323 52 1,375 40
Rice 6,011 96 6,107 69
Rock 998 105 1,103 12
Roseau 1,544 113 1,657 17
Scott 11,524 470 11,994 96
Sherburne 7,672 548 8,220 65
Sibley 1,050 35 1,085 7
St. Louis 13,011 719 13,730 242
Stearns 17,305 617 17,922 188
Steele 2,735 13 2,748 9
Stevens 692 9 701 8
Swift 812 23 835 18
Todd 2,297 25 2,322 30
Traverse 209 43 252 3
Wabasha 1,712 12 1,724 3
Wadena 1,158 43 1,201 17
Waseca 1,886 15 1,901 16
Washington 19,382 838 20,220 230
Watonwan 1,059 8 1,067 8
Wilkin 592 34 626 9
Winona 3,864 36 3,900 46
Wright 10,789 867 11,656 104
Yellow Medicine 868 69 937 15
Unknown/missing 410 26 436 0