432 New COVID-19 Cases, 5 New Deaths Reported Tuesday in MN
Minnesota health officials reported 432 new coronavirus cases in the state today, as well as five new COVID-19 deaths. One of the deaths was from a resident in the Lakeland viewing area in Beltrami County who was between 75-79 years old. Two of the deaths reported today were those in long term care and three deaths were from those in a private residence.
The 432 new cases came from 17,152 tests for a case positivity rate of 4.4%. The weekly rolling test positivity rate is currently at 4.9%. The goal is to keep that average below 5%.
There are 238 people currently hospitalized because of the virus, which is five more than yesterday. 131 are hospitalized in ICU which is four fewer than yesterday.
In the Lakeland viewing area, the state reported 12 new cases in the following counties:
- Beltrami – 2
- Cass – 1
- Crow Wing – 1
- Itasca – 2
- Morrison – 3
- Polk – 3