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Minnesota reports 432 more COVID-19 cases, 5 more deaths

ST. PAUL, Minn. (KTTC) — The Minnesota Department of Health reported on Tuesday that 432 more people have tested positive for COVID-19 in the state.

Nineteen of the 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 85,351 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Minnesota to date, including 9,265 health care workers, MDH said.

The Department reported that 78,953 of those who tested positive for COVID-19 no longer need to be isolated.

MDH also reported more than 9,600 COVID-19 tests in Tuesday’s update, bringing the total number of tests completed in the state to about 1,733,292. Health officials said about 1,247,867 people have been tested for COVID-19 in Minnesota, noting that some people get tested more than once.

MDH also reported in Tuesday’s update that five more people have died from COVID-19 in the state. Two of the people who died were reportedly residents of long-term care or assisted living facilities.

A total of 1,927 people have died from COVID-19 in Minnesota, MDH reported. Health officials said 1,400 of those who died were residents of long-term care or assisted living facilities.

As of Tuesday, there are 238 people hospitalized with COVID-19 in Minnesota, including 131 COVID-19 patients hospitalized in the ICU. That’s four fewer patients hospitalized in the ICU, and nine more patients hospitalized not in the ICU than the Department reported in Monday’s update.

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

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Nicole Valinote

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