MDH reports 22 new COVID-19 cases, bringing total to 137

In its daily report Saturday, The Minnesota Department of Health reported there are 22 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the total to 137 cases.

Approximately 4090 people have been tested in the state so far.

Counties with at least one positive test include: Anoka, Benton, Blue Earth, Carver, Chisago, Clay, Dakota, Dodge, Filmore, Hennepin, Jackson, Martin, Mower, Nicollet, Olmsted, Ramsey, Renville, Rice, Scott, Stearns, St. Louis, Steele, Waseca, Washington and Wright.

The MDH also reported Saturday the first confirmed Minnesota death due to COVID-19.

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The COVID-19 illness causes mild or moderate symptoms in most people, but severe symptoms are more likely in the elderly or those with existing health problems.