24 new cases of COVID in Brown County over weekend

BROWN COUNTY — Brown County Public Health reported 1,981 cumulative cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, nine more than its previous report on Saturday.

The figure is a discrepancy of one with the State Department of Health, which reported 1,982 cases on Sunday.

The number is 24 more cases than Brown County Public Health posted in it’s Dec. 24 update.

Brown County reported 1,972 cases on Saturday, Dec. 26, an increase of 16, in addition to the nine on Sunday.

Newly-reported case details from the Minnesota DPH Dec. 27 included nine new Brown County cases, three new cases in Cottonwood County, eight in McLeod County, 11 new cases and four probable cases in Nicollet County, three new Redwood County cases, seven new and one probable case in Renville County, two new cases and one probable case in Sibley County.

There was one new death reported in McLeod and Sibley County.

Data from the state includes cases tested and returned positive. All data is preliminary and may change as cases are investigated.

For more information, visit www.health.state.mn.us

(Fritz Busch can be emailed at fbusch@nujournal.com).


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