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MDH reports 10 new COVID-19 deaths, 805 new cases

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Created: May 16, 2021 11:08 AM

The Minnesota Department of Health on Sunday reported 10 new deaths from COVID-19 and 805 newly reported positive COVID-19 tests.

Meanwhile, there have been a total of 4.84 million COVID-19 vaccinations administered in Minnesota, with 2.6 million receiving the Pfizer vaccine, 2 million receiving the Moderna vaccine and 217,617 receiving the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, according to MDH. Another 37 vaccinations are considered "unknown/missing" in the data.

So far, over 2.3 million people have completed the vaccine series, according to MDH data.

Of the 805 newly reported cases, 167 of them are noted as probable cases, according to MDH. A total of 42,070 probable cases have been reported since antigen testing began in September.

So far, 7,296 people have died from the coronavirus in Minnesota. Of those deaths, 403 are listed as probable COVID-19 deaths. A total of 4,390 long-term care facility deaths have been reported.

To date, 31,393 COVID-19 patients have been hospitalized in Minnesota and 6,391 patients have been in the ICU.

According to MDH, the new positive COVID-19 cases in Minnesota reported on Sunday moved the state's total to 594,427 since pandemic record-keeping began. A total of 578,338 patients have recovered or are recovering and no longer need isolation.

As of Sunday, over 9.6 million COVID-19 tests have been completed in Minnesota.

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See the full Minnesota COVID-19 situation update here.

According to the Johns Hopkins Center for Systems Science and Engineering, the virus has infected more than 162.6 million people worldwide and killed over 3.37 million people.

Over 1.45 billion vaccine doses have been administered worldwide as of Sunday.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, patients with confirmed COVID-19 have mild to severe respiratory problems, with symptoms of fever, cough and shortness of breath. Some patients report a loss of smell and/or taste and having muscle aches, headache, sore throat, and/or chills and shaking.

Note: According to MDH - "Because all data are preliminary, the change in number of cumulative positive cases and deaths from one day to the next may not equal the newly reported cases or deaths."


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