Over 400 New Cases of COVID-19 in Minnesota, 18 More Deaths on Wednesday
The death toll in Minnesota from COVID-19 stands at 319 on Wednesday, according to the state Health Department. There have been 18 new deaths reported since yesterday.
Only 22% of cases in Minnesota are affecting those 70 years are older, but those account for 83% of the deaths. 13% of deaths were those between 60 and 69 years old, and the remaining 4% of deaths are those younger, with the youngest death recorded being a 44-year-old.
There are 4,644 positive cases reported in Minnesota, an increase of 463 since yesterday. That is the largest one-day total of new cases found. There have been 66,744 tests administered so far in Minnesota, with 2,915 administered yesterday, which is also the largest one-day total of tests administered.
There have been a total of 950 cases requiring hospitalization, and of those, 320 are currently hospitalized, and 119 are hospitalized in the ICU. A total of 2,043 have released from isolation so far an increase of 131 since yesterday.