The Minnesota Department of Health Sunday reported 40 more COVID19-related deaths. Three deaths were in our local area. More than 7,000 new COVID-19 cases were reported around Minnesota. There were 78 new cases reported in Kandiyohi County.
One death was reported in Kandiyohi and Stearns counties, each a person in their late 80s. A person in their early 90s died in Yellow Medicine County. Stearns County had 202 cases, there were 51 in Meeker County, 34 in Renville County ;22 in Chippewa County; 19 in Pope County; and 15 in Swift County.