MDH: 1 new COVID-19 death, 513 new cases; 362,156 completed 2-shot vaccine series

MDH: 1 new COVID-19 death, 513 new cases; 362,156 completed 2-shot vaccine series Photo: KSTP-TV.

Updated: February 23, 2021 11:11 AM
Created: February 23, 2021 08:13 AM

Tuesday, the Minnesota Department of Health reported one new death from COVID-19 and 513 newly reported positive COVID-19 tests.

Meanwhile, there have been a total of 1.1 million COVID-19 vaccinations administered in Minnesota, with 640,856 receiving the Pfizer vaccine and 485,044 receiving the Moderna vaccine, according to MDH. Another 16 vaccinations are considered "unknown/missing" in the data. So far, 362,156 people have completed the two-shot vaccine series, according to MDH data.

Of the 513 newly reported cases, 96 of them are noted as probable cases, according to MDH. A total of 22,823 probable cases have been reported since antigen testing began in September 2020.

So far, 6,434 people have died from the coronavirus in Minnesota. Of those deaths, 270 are listed as probable COVID-19 deaths. 

To date, 25,528 COVID-19 patients have been hospitalized in Minnesota and 5,276 patients have been in the ICU.

According to MDH, the new positive COVID-19 cases in Minnesota reported on Tuesday moved the state's total to 480,091 since pandemic record-keeping began. A total of 467,147 patients have recovered or are recovering and no longer need isolation.

As of Tuesday, approximately 7.2 million COVID-19 tests have been completed in Minnesota.

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According to the Johns Hopkins Center for Systems Science and Engineering, the virus has infected more than 111.8 million people worldwide and killed over 2.4 million people.

About 63 million people worldwide have recovered as of Tuesday.

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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