According to the Minnesota Department of Health:

  • Dakota County reported 299 new COVID-19 cases Friday
  • 5 virus-related deaths today
    • 2 people 50-54 years old
    • 1 person between 75-79 years
    • 1 person between 80-84 years
    • 1 person between 85-89 years
  • 1,392 new cases this week
  • 11 reported deaths this week
Dakota County COVID Statistics

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Sophia Voight is a reporter for the Hastings Star Gazette. She is from Oshkosh, WI and graduated from the UW Oshkosh with a bachelor's degree in Multimedia Journalism in 2021. She can be reached with any news tips at


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