West central Minnesota reports 7 new COVID-19 cases and no deaths in Tuesday's state report; state lists 11 deaths and 256 new cases
The number of new COVID-19 cases in the state was 256, continuing the recent downward trend. Eleven deaths were reported in the Minnesota Department of Health's Tuesday update. In west central Minnesota, seven new cases were reported three counties, and eight listed no new cases.
WILLMAR — No deaths and seven new cases of COVID-19 cases in the area were reported in Tuesday's state update from the Minnesota Health Department.
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The state reported 11 deaths and 256 new cases.
The state's cumulative number of cases is now 599,477.
Of the cumulative number of cases, 42,530 of them have been among health care workers.
The state’s current total number of deaths attributed to COVID-19 is 7,381. Most of the deaths, 4,416, have occurred in long-term care or assisted living facilities, and 6,013 of the people who have died were 70 or older.
Since the start of the pandemic, the number of COVID-19 cases among residents confirmed to reside in area counties and the number of deaths includes:
Big Stone County: 603 cases; 4 deaths
Chippewa County: 1,534 cases; 38 deaths
Kandiyohi County: 6,606 cases; 84 deaths
Lac qui Parle County: 755 cases; 22 deaths
Meeker County: 2,605 cases; 40 deaths
Pope County: 1,120 cases; 6 deaths
Redwood County: 1,754 cases; 37 deaths
Renville County: 1,814 cases; 45 deaths
Stearns County: 22,441 cases; 223 deaths
Swift County: 1,065 cases; 18 deaths
Yellow Medicine County: 1,146 cases; 20 deaths
The state also reports daily vaccine administration numbers. As of Tuesday's report, 2,863,854 people have received at least one dose and 2,512,458 have completed the vaccine series statewide.
According to the figures available Tuesday, the percentage of individuals age 12 and over who have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine in area counties includes:
Big Stone: 64%
Lac qui Parle: 55%
Yellow Medicine: 55%
The vaccine data web page is updated at 11 a.m. daily, but it can take up to 48 hours for data to be reported to the state and processed.
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