3 new COVID-19 deaths, 1,178 new cases reported by MDH

Monday, the Minnesota Department of Health reported three new deaths from COVID-19, as well as 1,178 newly reported positive COVID-19 tests.

So far, 2,144 people have died of the coronavirus in Minnesota, including 1,522 in long-term care and assisted living facilities.

To date, 8,421 COVID-19 patients have been hospitalized in Minnesota and 2,311 patients have been in the ICU.

According to MDH, the 1,178 newly reported positive COVID-19 tests in Minnesota on Sunday moved the state’s total to 113,439 since pandemic record-keeping began.

A total of 101,376 patients have recovered, or are recovering, and no longer need isolation, according to MDH.

As of Monday, 2.3 million COVID-19 tests have been completed in Minnesota and more than 1.5 million people have been tested.

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According to the Johns Hopkins Center for Systems Science and Engineering, the virus has infected more than 37.6 million people worldwide and killed over 1.07 million people.

About 26.1 million people worldwide have recovered as of Monday.

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 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."