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New COVID-19 Numbers From The Minnesota Department Of Health

Redwood County is now up to 17 confirmed cases of COVID-19, but no deaths, while Renville County has reached 28 cases, with a second death reported as of Wednesday afternoon.

There were 426 new confirmed positive cases of COVID-19, and four more deaths caused by the disease.

Eighteen new virus cases were reported in Blue Earth County, which now has 422 confirmed cases of COVID-19. New cases were also reported Brown, Le Sueur, Martin, Mower, and Nicollet counties, among others.

All four of the latest deaths came from long-term care facilities, according to MDH. The state’s death toll is at 1,445.

However, it is important to note that hospitalizations are down yet again. There were 260 people hospitalized Wednesday, 125 in intensive care.

Here are the case totals around Southern Minnesota:

Blue Earth – 422 (2 deaths)
Brown – 31 (2 deaths)
Cottonwood – 134
Faribault – 53
Fillmore – 27
Freeborn – 286
Jackson – 54
Le Sueur – 86 (1 death)
Lyon – 300 (2 deaths)
McLeod – 85
Martin – 161 (5 deaths)
Mower – 928 (2 deaths)
Murray – 51
Nicollet – 149 (12 deaths)
Nobles – 1,655 (6 deaths)
Redwood – 17
Renville – 28 (2 deaths)
Rice – 824 (7 deaths)
Sibley – 48 (2 deaths)
Steele – 219
Waseca – 58
Watonwan – 206

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