Cumulative COVID-19 Cases in MN Total Almost 40,000
The Minnesota Department of Health has reported 463 new confirmed COVID-19 cases today, bringing the states cumulative total to almost 40,000.
We are now seeing a rapid increase in cases in the Bemidji area, but the state’s report only shows one new case for yesterday’s data. Crow Wing County and Itasca County also have one new reported case each.
There have been eight COVID-19 related deaths, none of which are in the Lakeland viewing area. Out of the eight deaths, five are from long-term care or assisted living facilities. The death toll now sits at 1,485.
There are 265 patients needing hospitalization and 122 hospitalized in ICU.