Death Toll Rises To 87 in Minnesota During COVID-19 Crisis
As of today, the Minnesota Department of Health has reported eight new deaths due to COVID-19, bringing the total death toll to 87. This is an increase from yesterday’s total of 79.
A total of 1,809 people have tested positive for the virus, an increase of 114 new cases from yesterday. Of that total, 445 cases required hospitalization, with 197 currently hospitalized and 93 hospitalized in the ICU. There have been 940 patients that no longer need isolation.
Minnesota has averaged 940 tests each day for the last three days. Many cases are going undiagnosed due to lack of testing. Of positive tests, the results have been 48% male and 52% female.