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REDWOOD COUNTY

Dredge Michael B. and its crew with the J.F. Brennan Company are working night and day to remove sediment from Lake Redwood and restore a popular recreation destination for Redwood Falls, Minnesota.
Statewide, about 10,000 new cases of COVID-19 were reported to the Minnesota Department of Health last week. The state's death toll from the pandemic surpassed 13,000 in the past week. The number of cases is probably much higher, because cases identified by a positive home test are not reported to the state.
Although there were no new deaths attributed to COVID-19 in the last week, there were 612 new cases reported, a jump of 82 from the week previous.
Extreme heat Tuesday, Aug. 2, gave way to thunderstorms late in the evening in western Minnesota.

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Two vehicles collided on U.S. Highway 71 at Wacouta Trail, injuring both drivers
About 10,000 confirmed new cases of COVID-19 were recorded in the state last week, though the number if probably much higher, because home tests aren't reported to the state. The total number of deaths during the pandemic is nearly 13,000.
More than 9,000 new cases of COVID-19 and 35 deaths were reported in the state in the past week. The number is probably much higher, because positive home tests are not reported to the state.
New cases of COVID-19 reported to the state continue to increase in Minnesota, with about 10,000 reported to the state in the last week. The number could be much higher, because positive home tests are not reported to the state.
Hospitalizations related to COVID-19 were little changed from a week ago, with 40 people in ICUs around the state and another 345 hospitalized.
In the past week, the total of people hospitalized with COVID-19 in Minnesota has hovered around a total of 400. The most recent report lists 41 people in ICUs and 360 hospitalized but not in an ICU.

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More than 9,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19 were reported in Minnesota in the past week, and the deaths of 36 people were attributed to COVID-19. Hospitalizations related to COVID-19 have been near 400 for the past several weeks.
Two deaths were reported Sunday on the Minnesota River in Renville County. The body of Matthew James Wrobleski, 48, of Willmar, was discovered Sunday afternoon in a log jam between Franklin and Morton. Authorities also identified apparent drowning victim Lance Edward Scheer, 19, of Redwood Falls, who was pulled from the water after he had been swimming in the river near Vicksburg Park. Both incident are under investigation.
Confirmed new cases of COVID-19 continue to add up in the south central region of the state. There were 506 new cases and one death in the last week.

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