Sunday coronavirus update: 8 new MN deaths, 813 new cases

The death toll in Minnesota from COVID-19 is up to 6,483 with eight additional deaths reported Sunday, according to the Minnesota Department of Health.

The Health Department reported another 813 confirmed coronavirus infections, taking Minnesota’s total cases to 484,594. 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 3,469,706.

Sunday’s reported deaths included individuals ranging in age from an individual 30-34-years-old  to an individual 95-99-years-old. Four of the eight were from a long-term care or assisted-living facility.

Of the state’s 6,483 total deaths, 4,055 were long-term care or assisted living center residents.

HOW ARE PATIENTS DOING?

There were 470,819 patients as of Sunday who have recovered to the point where they no longer need to be isolated.

A total of 25,719 patients with COVID-19 have been hospitalized in Minnesota, with 5,306 of those having had to be admitted into the ICU.

WHO IS GETTING SICK?

Number of health care workers with COVID-19: 37,768.

The age group with the most infections remains 20-24-year-olds with 48,167 cases, closing followed by 25-29-year-olds with 43,240 cases.

The age group with the most deaths are 85-89-year-olds with 1,229 deaths, closely followed by 80-84-year-olds with 1,056 deaths and 90-94-year-olds with 1,052 deaths.


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