MDH reports 808 new cases, 20 new deaths

Friday, state health officials reported 808 new cases of COVID-19 in Minnesota and 20 more deaths, bringing totals to 14,240 cases and 683 deaths that have been confirmed so far.

It's the second-highest mark of positive cases in a day (809 on May 4.) Of the positive cases, 1,702 are health care workers. 

According to the Minnesota Department of Health, state labs have completed 16,959 tests, and private labs have completed 117,710 tests. 

Of the cases, 1,985 total patients have been hospitalized. On Friday, 498 patients were in the hospital, and 200 were in intensive care.

So far, 8,820 patients are recovering, according to the MDH. MDH is now reporting that the number of patients who no longer need isolation represents individuals with confirmed COVID-19 who no longer need to self-isolate, including those who have died.

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As of Friday, according to case data from Johns Hopkins University, total COVID-19 cases in the world have amassed to 4.4 million.

Of the total cases, 1.4 million are in the United States. The data shows 303,389 people have died from the virus in the world and 85,974 have died in the United States.

Globally 1.6 million are recovering from COVID-19.