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Minnesota reports 625 more COVID-19 cases, 3 more deaths

ST. PAUL, Minn. (FOX47) -- The Minnesota Department of Health reported on Monday that 625 more people have tested positive for COVID-19 in the state.

Fifteen of the new cases were reported in Olmsted County, MDH said. Find a list of how many cases have been reported in each county here.

A total of 61,516 have tested positive for COVID-19 in the state to date, including 6,854 health care workers, MDH said.

The Department said 54,364 of those who tested positive for COVID-19 no longer need to be isolated.

Health officials reported more than 12,700 newly-completed COVID-19 tests in Monday's update, bringing the total number of tests completed in the state to about 1,172,118. MDH said about 944,160 people have been tested for COVID-19 in Minnesota, noting that some people get tested more than once.

MDH also reported on Monday that three more people have died from COVID-19 in the state. One of the people who died was reportedly a resident of a long-term care or assisted living facility.

A total of 1,660 people have died from COVID-19 in the state, MDH said. Health officials reported that 1,250 of those who died were residents of long-term care or assisted living facilities.

There are 320 people hospitalized with COVID-19 in Minnesota, including 159 COVID-19 patients hospitalized in the ICU. That's 11 more patients hospitalized in the ICU and three fewer patients hospitalized not in the ICU than the Department reported in Sunday's update.

Health experts have stated that most cases of COVID-19 do not require hospitalization.

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