Federal Coronavirus Relief Funds

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Senator Dave Senjem shared the following distribution amounts to be sent to Olmsted county, cities, and townships from Federal COVID funds. Of course, we only get money we had taxed or inflated from us in the first place. Enjoy seeing where the government decides to spend our money. To the good, Governor Walz seemed ready to spend all the money any way he saw fit. At least he decided to work with the legislature to distribute the funds evenly across the state. Population Funds Per Person Olmsted County 157,446 $19,094,680 $121.28 Cities Population Funds Per Person Byron 5,770 $434,713 $75.34 Dover 759 $57,183 $75.34 Eyota 1,973 $148,646 $75.34 Oronoco 1,503 $113,236 $75.34 Rochester 117,444 $8,848,261 $75.34 Stewartville 6,237 $469,897 $75.34 TOTAL 133,686 $10,071,936 $75.34 Townships Population Funds Per …

COVID Minnesota

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The virus has impacted our lives. How about some perspective? All data came from the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH). There are differences in the MDH data because of different reporting dates. As of Monday, April 27 The median age was 86 70% of deaths occurred in Long Term Care Facilities or Nursing Homes 3,800 confirmed cases statewide 1,800 people (almost half) no longer need hospitalization or isolation 286 people have died of COVID-19. In contrast, MDH reported some other deaths:– 148 by influenza (since September)– 2,000 accidental deaths (including traffic)– 783 suicides (in 2017)– 384 medical mistakes (in 2018)– 675 drug overdoses (in 2017) Minnesota resources 2,638 ICU hospital beds available 932 ICU hospital beds in use (35% utilization) 3,706 ventilators available 554 ventilators in use (15% …