Minnesota’s COVID-19 cases total 576, 1 additional death reported

The Minnesota Department of Health reported 73 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total reported number of cases in the state to 576.

Of that number, 260 patients have recovered and no longer need to be isolated. The department also reported an additional death related to COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, which brings the total to 10 people who have died from the virus.

To date, 18,882 people have been tested for the coronavirus in Minnesota by the state and private labs.

Counties with at least one positive test include: Anoka, Beltrami, Benton, Big Stone, Blue Earth, Carver, Cass, Chisago, Clay, Clearwater, Cottonwood, Dakota, Dodge, Douglas, Faribault, Fillmore, Goodhue, Hennepin, Isanti, Itasca, Jackson, Kandiyohi, Lac qui Parle, Le Sueur, Lincoln, Mahnomen, Martin, Meeker, Mower, Nicollet, Olmsted, Otter Tail, Ramsey, Renville, Rice, Scott, Sherburne, Sibley, St. Louis, Stearns, Steele, Wabasha, Waseca, Washington, Watonwan, Wilkin, Winona and Wright.

According to the Johns Hopkins Center for Systems Science and Engineering, the virus has infected about 735,560 people worldwide and killed about 34,830.

More than 156,380 people have recovered so far.

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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