(COVID Update: Kandiyohi Up to 771 Cases) 08/24

In the COVID update released Sunday by the Minnesota Department of Health, Kandiyohi County has recorded its 771st confirmed case of the coronavirus, with 1 death. Chippewa now has 129 cases with 1 death, Meeker has 93 with 2 deaths, Renville now at 72 with 6 deaths, Yellow Medicine with 61 and 1 death, Swift has 59 with 1 death, Pope is up to 57, and Lac qui Parle has 12 cases. The age group with the largest number of cases in the state is the 20-24 age group. There were 728 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total to 69,584 since the pandemic began, and 6 more deaths since the previous day, bringing the death toll to 1,767. There are 301 patients hospitalized with the virus, 137 of those in the ICU.