Minnesota sees 9 additional COVID-19 deaths, total cases reach 2,470

Monday, the Minnesota Department of Health reported there are 114 new cases that have tested positive for COVID-19, creating a total of 2,470 cases in the state.

A total of 143 deaths have also been reported, with nine additional deaths reported Monday.

The department stated, as of Monday, the state has completed 10,170 tests and private labs have completed 36,680 tests.

Of the total, 602 cases have required hospitalization, with 237 patients still hospitalized as of Monday and 126 in intensive care.

According to MDH, 1,202 patients have recovered.

According to the Johns Hopkins Center for Systems Science and Engineering, worldwide, the virus has infected about 2,420,440 people and killed about 166,205. More than 635,476 people have recovered, worldwide, as of Monday.

Meanwhile, the virus has infected about 761,964 in the United States as of Monday, according to the Johns Hopkins Center for Systems Science and Engineering. About 35,314 people have died and 70,337 people have recovered, in the U.S., 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 diarrhea.

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