Increases in COVID-19 cases in MN, Stearns County


(St. Cloud MN-) After a couple weeks of single-digit case increases, Stearns County Friday reported 15 more cases of COVID-19. The Minnesota Department of Health says they are now at 2156 cases. Kandiyohi County saw no additional cases and remains at 564. Chippewa County is now at 70 with an additional case reported Friday.

Statewide, the department of health reported 498 more cases of coronavirus, which is the largest single day increase since June 3rd. However, there were only 5 additional deaths reported, continuing the streak of days with single-digit death increases which is now at 6.

The state has now had 34,616 cases of COVID-19 reported, 1411 deaths, 30,008 have recovered, 335 are hospitalized and 157 are in the ICU.