MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Within the final 24 hours, Minnesota well being officers have counted one other 1,715 new circumstances of COVID-19 and 17 extra deaths.
Minnesota Division of Well being data launched Sunday present that the state’s dying toll is now at 2,234, following a number of days final week with each day fatality counts within the double digits — some with totals not seen since early June.
Since Saturday, 65 extra individuals with the coronavirus had been admitted to Minnesota hospitals, with 12 sufferers getting into intensive care. Because the begin of the outbreak, almost 8,900 individuals have been hospitalized with the virus.
The overall tally of COVID-19 circumstances in Minnesota since March has now reached 122,812. This comes after a each day case report was set Friday, when more than 2,000 new cases were recorded. Saturday additionally added one other 1,700 circumstances.
This surge in circumstances coincides with a surge in testing. On Friday, for example, the huge case quantity got here after greater than 44,000 assessments had been processed in a day. As for the final 24 hours, greater than 30,000 assessments had been processed.
Since March, greater than 1.6 million individuals in Minnesota have been examined for the novel coronavirus. Of those that examined optimistic, 108,316 now not must self-isolate.
Based on the state’s Dial Back Dashboard, Minnesota’s seven-day positivity fee stays round 5% as of Oct. 7, as a consequence of information lag. Well being officers say there are about 22 new COVID-19 circumstances per 100,000 residents, a quantity that has elevated since late September.