(Montevideo, MN) — The Minnesota Department of Health is reporting just over 21,000 cases of COVID-19 in the state. The death toll now stands at 881 with the overwhelming majority of those coming from long term care or assisted living facilities. Locally, there are 42 cases in Chippewa County, 34 in Lyon, 16 in Swift, 6 in Yellow Medicine, and 3 in Lac Qui Parle County. Across the state, nearly 15,000 people have recovered from the virus