Minnesota sees 21 additional COVID-19 deaths, total cases reach 3,185

Friday, the Minnesota Department of Health reported there are 243 new cases that have tested positive for COVID-19, creating a total of 3,185 cases in the state.

MDH reports 221 total deaths, with 21 additional deaths reported Friday.

The department stated, as of Friday, the state has completed 10,954 tests and private labs have completed 42,833 tests.

Of the total, 756 cases have required hospitalization.

According to MDH, 1,594 patients have recovered and no longer need to be isolated.

According to the Johns Hopkins Center for Systems Science and Engineering, the virus has infected about 2.7 million people worldwide and killed about 192,130 .

More than 752,150 people worldwide have recovered as of Friday.

According to the CDC, 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 diarrhea.

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