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COVID-19 claims victims in Redwood, Renville Counties


(Redwood Falls MN-) Redwood and Renville Counties reported COVID-19-related deaths on Tuesday. The Redwood County victim was that county's 16th since the start of the pandemic and was a person in their early 80s, while Renville County had their 15th victim, a person in their early 90s. Statewide, the Minnesota Department of Health reported 26 more deaths, bringing the state's death toll to 2943.

5945 more cases of coronavirus were reported on Tuesday, putting the state's total at nearly 237,000. Of that number, nearly 187,000 victims have recovered. Tuesday's figures were based on the results of just under 32,000 test results.

Locally, Stearns County reported 325 more cases. There were 85 in Kandiyohi County, 32 in Meeker, 17 in Chippewa, Pope and Renville Counties and 10 in Swift County.

Totals             cases           deaths

Chippewa          683               7

Kandiyohi         2873              9

Meeker              800               5

Pope                  389               0

Renville               531             15

Stearns           10524             74

Swift                  412              4