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COVID-19 numbers rise...2 more deaths in Stearns County


(St. Cloud MN-) With 2 more reported today, Stearns County has had 4 COVID-19-related deaths this week. The Minnesota Department of Health reported the 2 additional deaths Wednesday, putting Stearns County's pandemic total now at 33. Statewide, there were 29 more deaths, the biggest 1 day increase since June, putting the total at 2174. There were 1254 additional cases reported, bringing Minnesota's total to 115,943, and of that total 103,830 have recovered. 3 people were hospitalized, none went to the ICU, and the results of 12,197 tests were reported.

Locally, Kandiyohi County continues to see new cases in the double digits every day with 29 more reported on Wednesday. There were 83 in Stearns, 8 in Chippewa, 6 in Pope, 5 in Renville, 4 in Swift and 3 more cases of coronavirus reported in Meeker County.

Totals   cases   deaths

Chippewa 330       2

Kandiyohi 1378     4

Meeker 279          3

Pope 130             6

Renville 215       10

Stearns 4841     33

Swift 178            1