Todd County surpassed 200 cases of COVID-19 Monday, May 25, following an outbreak at Long Prairie Packing Co.
Katherine Mackedanz, Todd County community health manager, confirmed the outbreak Friday and said all 630 employees at the facility will be tested. Mackedanz expected to have more specific numbers on the cases related to the beef processing plant Tuesday.
With 204 confirmed cases as of Monday, those in Todd County have more than doubled in the last week, with 87 reported Tuesday, May 19.
Crow Wing County reported an increase of 14 cases Monday, bringing the total to 56.
Mille Lacs County saw one new case Monday.
Todd and Crow Wing lead area counties in COVID-19 cases.
Data as of May 25
Aitkin — 6.
Cass — 11, with three deaths.
Crow Wing — 56, with 1 death.
Mille Lacs — 17, with one death.
Morrison — 38.
Todd — 204.
Wadena — 6.
NOTE: These numbers are cumulative since March 21 and many are likely out of isolation. The number of those no longer needing isolation is not reported on a county-level basis by the state.
Number of tests — 204,059.
Total positive cases — 21,315.
Positive health care workers — 2,373.
Age range with greatest number of cases — 30-39 years old, with 20.7% of cases.
Currently hospitalized — 605, with 248 in intensive care.
Total deaths — 881.
Deaths among those in long-term care or assisted living — 717.
No longer needing isolation — 14,816.
Compiled from Minnesota Department of Health data and county sources.