MDH: 32 new COVID-19 deaths, 1,196 cases reported
The Minnesota Department of Health on Sunday reported 32 new deaths from COVID-19 and 1,196 newly reported positive COVID-19 tests.
Meanwhile, there have been a total of 311,600 COVID-19 vaccinations administered in Minnesota, with 68.0% (211,859) receiving the Pfizer vaccine and 32.0% (99,626) receiving the Moderna vaccine, according to MDH. Another 115 vaccinations are considered "unknown/missing" in the data.
Of the 1,196 newly reported cases, 184 of them are noted as probable cases, according to MDH. A total of 18,967 probable cases have been reported since antigen testing began in September.
So far, 6,095 people have died from the coronavirus in Minnesota. Of those deaths, 238 are listed as probable COVID-19 deaths. Of the total deaths reported as of Thursday, 3,875 were in long-term care facilities.
To date, 23,884 COVID-19 patients have been hospitalized in Minnesota and 4,965 patients have been in the ICU.
According to MDH, the new positive COVID-19 cases in Minnesota reported on Sunday moved the state’s total to 454,989 since pandemic record-keeping began.
A total of 437,827 patients have recovered or are recovering and no longer need isolation, according to MDH.
As of Sunday, approximately 6.3 million COVID-19 tests have been completed in Minnesota.
See the full Minnesota COVID-19 situation update here.
According to the Johns Hopkins Center for Systems Science and Engineering, the virus has infected more than 98.9 million people worldwide and killed over 2 million people.
About 54.5 million people worldwide have recovered as of Sunday.
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 a loss of smell and/or taste and 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."