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Renville County resident succumbs to COVID-19

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(Olivia MN-) A Renville County resident has passed away from COVID-19-related illness. The Minnesota Department of Health Saturday reported the death of the person who was in their late 70s, and was Renville County's 45th death since the start of the pandemic. Statewide there were 9 deaths reported, putting Minnesota's death toll at 7363. There were 599 more cases of coronavirus reported, bringing the state's total to more than 598,000, and of that number, more than 584,000 victims have recovered. The figures were based on approximately 20,200 test results.

Locally, Stearns County reported 11 more cases, there were 4 in Pope, 3 in Kandiyohi, 2 in Chippewa, Renville and Meeker, and zero additional cases in Swift County.

Totals               cases            deaths

Chippewa          1531              38

Kandiyohi          6596              84

Meeker              2603             40

Pope                 1120               6

Renville             1813             45

Stearns           22,408           223

Swift                  1064             18