(Montevideo, MN) – According to the Minnesota Department of Health, Chippewa County has reported its first fatality from COVID-19. The DOH listed the death in the county but provided no additional details. Chippewa County now has 44 cases of Coronavirus. Across the state, the total number of those infected now stands at 22,464 as of this morning. 932 Minnesotans have now died from COVID-19 and over 16,300 people have recovered from the virus.