Sunday coronavirus update: 17 new MN deaths, 1,732 new cases

The death toll in Minnesota from COVID-19 is up to 2,234, with 17 additional deaths reported Sunday, according to the Minnesota Department of Health.

The Health Department reported another 1,732 confirmed coronavirus infections, taking Minnesota’s total cases to 122,812.

The actual number of infections likely is much higher as the data only represents those who have been tested for the virus, state officials say.

The total number tested for the virus as of Sunday was 2,489,218.

Sunday’s reported deaths consisted of:

  • an individual 60 to 64 years old
  • two individuals 65 to 69
  • an individual 70 to 74
  • two individuals 75 to 79
  • two individuals 80 to 84
  • five individuals 85 to 89
  • two individuals 90 to 94
  • two individuals 95 to 99

The deaths were in Anoka, Benton, Hennepin, Mower, Ramsey, Rice, Sherburne, St. Louis, Sterns, Washington and Wright counties. Fourteen of the 17 were from a long-term care or assisted-living facility.

Of the state’s total deaths, 1,574 were long-term care or assisted living center residents.

HOW ARE PATIENTS DOING?

There were 108,316 patients as of Sunday who have recovered to the point where they no longer need to be isolated.

A total of 8,866 patients with COVID-19 have been hospitalized in Minnesota, with 2,405 of those having had to be admitted into the ICU. As of Sunday, of the state’s 1,899 ICU bed capacity, 1,071 are in use.

WHO IS GETTING SICK?

Number of health care workers with COVID-19: 12,423

The age group with the most infections remains 20-24-year-olds with 15,682 cases.

The age group with the most deaths are 85-89-year-olds with 386 deaths.


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