Second Covid-19 Related Death in Renville County

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(Olivia MN-)  Renville County has reported it's second COVID-19 related death.   The first death was reported last Tuesday, and The Minnesota Department of Health reported a second death yesterday.  In both cases the victims were in their 90s.  Renville County has recorded 5 more COVID-19 cases since Friday, bringing their total to 24.   Kandiyohi County is still at 565 cases with no additional cases reported Monday.  Stearns County has 28 more cases and is now at 2228.
Statewide, 10 more COVID-19 deaths have been reported, breaking a 7-day streak of single-digit daily deaths.  The state's pandemic death toll now sits at 1435.  315 more cases were reported Monday bringing the state's total to 35,861.  31,225 have recovered, 278 are currently hospitalized, with 140 in the ICU.   On Sunday only 7522 tests were performed, about half the number that was done Saturday.  On Friday nearly 13,000 tests were performed.