MDH: 4 new COVID-19 deaths, 44 new hospitalizations

Minnesota health officials on Monday reported four new deaths related to COVID-19.

So far, 1,771 people have died from COVID-19 in Minnesota, with 1,313 of those occurring in long-term care or assisted living settings.

The Minnesota Department of Health also reported 44 new hospitalizations on Monday. So far, there have been a total of 6,195 hospitalizations, with 310 people currently in the hospital and 135 in intensive care units.

Additionally, MDH said 717 newly-reported cases tested positive for COVID-19, pushing the total number of cases in the state to 70,298.

The state reports that approximately 1,386,513 tests have been completed and approximately 1,067,810 people have been tested.

To see the full Minnesota COVID-19 situation update, click here.

According to the Johns Hopkins Center for Systems Science and Engineering, the virus has infected more than 23.4 million people worldwide and killed about 809,747.

More than 15.1 million people worldwide have recovered as of Monday.

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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."