WILLMAR — There were six new confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Kandiyohi County in Saturday's state report, but none reported Sunday or Monday, bringing the total confirmed cases among residents of the county to 560.
Renville County has its first confirmed COVID-19 death. The death of a person between 90 and 99 years of age was reported by the Minnesota Department of Health in the Saturday situation update.
Renville County also has four new confirmed cases of COVID-19, it was reported Monday.
Yellow Medicine County made a bigger jump in confirmed cases: eight reported Saturday and two on Monday, bringing that county to 24.
Chippewa County also continues to add cases: two in Saturday's report and one in Monday's report.
There were six new cases reported in Stearns County in Saturday's report and three each in Sunday's and Monday's report.
Statewide as of Monday's report, there are a total of 33,227 cumulative positive cases with 3,392 of them being health care workers.
Deaths attributed to COVID-19 currently total 1,384 statewide. Most of the deaths, 1,095, have occurred in long-term care or assisted living facilities.
Luther Haven in Montevideo and Augustana Care Lakeside Campus in Dassel were added Sunday to the list of congregate care facilities with exposure. Exposure is defined as a person diagnosed with COVID-19 who either visited, worked, or lived at a congregate care facility while they were contagious.
Statewide, there are 332 COVID patients currently in hospitals, 156 of them being treated in ICUs.
The iMinnesota Department of Health daily situation update is released at 11 a.m. daily. The data released are current as of 4 p.m. the day before.
The current number of confirmed COVID-19 cases for area counties includes:
Big Stone County: 14
Chippewa County: 67
Kandiyohi County: 560
Lac qui Parle County: 4
Meeker County: 51
Pope County: 10
Redwood County: 12
Renville County: 16
Stearns County: 2,137
Swift County: 20
Yellow Medicine County: 24
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