Minnesota sees 1 additional COVID-19 death, total cases reach 441

Updated: March 28, 2020 05:28 PM
Created: March 28, 2020 10:04 AM

On Saturday, state health officials reported 43 new COVID-19 cases in Minnesota, bringing the total to 441. 

One more death related to COVID-19 has also been reported in the state, bringing the total to five deaths. 

There are also 220 patients who no longer need to be isolated. 

The MDH Public Health Lab has processed 7,290 tests, and private labs have completed 8,839 tests.

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At least one positive COVID-19 diagnosis has been reported in these Minnesota counties: Anoka, Beltrami, Benton, Big Stone. Blue Earth, Carver, Cass, Chisago, Clay, Dakota, Dodge, Faribault, Fillmore, Goodhue, Hennepin, Hubbard, Jackson, Kandiyohi, Lac qui Parle, Le Sueur, Lincoln, Mahnomen, Martin, Mower, Nicollet, Olmsted, Ramsey, Renville, Rice, Scott, Sherburne, Sibley, St. Louis, Stearns, Steele, Wabasha, Waseca, Washington, Wilkin, Winona and Wright.

According to the Johns Hopkins Center for Systems Science and Engineering, the virus has infected about 553,000 people worldwide and killed about 25,000.

Just under 128,000 people worldwide have recovered from the virus. 

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