MINNESOTA — Minnesota has confirmed 3,602 cases of the new coronavirus and 272 deaths from the illness, according to the latest information from the Minnesota Department of Health.
The numbers on Sunday represent yet another new daily high for deaths in the state, with 28 more people dying from the virus.
Previous records were either broken or set Saturday, Friday, Thursday, Wednesday, and Tuesday of this past week.
Coronavirus deaths this past week:
- Sunday, 4/19: 13
- Monday, 4/20: 9
- Tuesday, 4/21: 17
- Wednesday, 4/22: 19
- Thursday, 4/23: 21
- Friday, 4/24: 21
- Saturday, 4/25: 23
A total of 285 people are hospitalized as of Sunday, with 115 requiring ICU treatment.
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- Total approximate number of completed tests: 58,987
- Total approximate number of completed tests from the MDH Public Health Lab: 11,422
- Total approximate number of completed tests from external laboratories: 47,565
Patients no longer needing isolation: 1,774
Age group of cases:
0-5 years: 1 percent
6-19 years: 3 percent
20-44 years: 35 percent
45-64 years: 31 percent
65+ years: 30 percent
Ann Ulrich and her husband Robert opened FoodSmith Gastro-Pub in March but had to close it down less than two weeks later.
Gov. Tim Walz Friday unveiled a new state website to help Minnesotans find a testing location within their community.
The governor also announced that distance learning will continue through the rest of the 2019-2020 school calendar year.