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Minnesota Reports 17 New COVID-19 Related Deaths

The state's death toll has reached 160.

ST. PAUL, Minn.–The Minnesota Department of Health has confirmed 17 additional COVID-19 related deaths since 4 p.m. on Monday. The state’s death toll has reached 160. The Department of Health also reported 97 more people have tested positive for the virus, bringing the total to 2,567. There are currently 237 hospitalizations. Clay County has 68 confirmed cases and three deaths….

COVID-19 Cases In Minnesota Reach 2,356

ST.PAUL, MN – The Minnesota Department of Health reports 143 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state bringing the total number to 2,356. Nobles County’s number of confirmed cases jumped from 36 Saturday to 60, the jump is likely linked to the JBS production plant in Worthington. The department also reports 13 new fatalities for 134 total deaths. Patients in…

Minnesota Reports 159 New COVID-19 Cases, 17 Deaths

The state has a total of 2,071 confirmed cases.

ST. PAUL, Minn.–The Minnesota Department of Health is reporting an additional 159 COVID-19 cases since Thursday, bringing the total to 2,071. The state is also reporting 17 new deaths due to complications with COVID-19. Seventeen marks a record high in a single day for the state, bringing the total to 111. Clay County has the ninth highest number of cases…

Minnesota Department of Health lists long-term care facilities with COVID-19 cases

47 senior living homes are on the list

MINNESOTA — Minnesota Department of Health released the names of the long-term care facilities in which at least one case of COVID-19 was confirmed. According to the department, in this case, an outbreak is defined as “one or more residents, staff or contract workers with laboratory-confirmed COVID-19.” That means some facilities were listed even though they do not have an…

LIVE: Gov. Walz to Address Minnesota’s Latest Efforts to Combat COVID-19

ST. PAUL, Minn.–Gov. Tim Walz is holding a press briefing to discuss Minnesota’s latest efforts to combat COVID-19. The Minnesota Department of Health has reported 789 positive cases of COVID-19 and 22 deaths. For more information, visit health.state.mn.us Categories: Coronavirus, Coronavirus-MN, Health, Minnesota News Tags: Coronavirus, COVID-19, GOV. TIM WALZ, Minnesota Department of Health, PRESS BRIEFING

First COVID-19 Death Reported In Minnesota, Total of 138 Cases In the State

Victim contracted the virus through contact with another COVID-19 case

(FOX 9) – Minnesota has reported its first COVID-19 death, officials announced Saturday. The state now has 138 cases. According to the Minnesota Department of Health, the death occurred March 19 in a Ramsey County resident in their 80s who recently tested positive for COVID-19 and was the contact of an earlier confirmed case. “Gwen and I extend our deepest sympathies to…

Covid-19 Case in Wadena County, Total in MN Now 89

The northernmost cases previously were in Stearns and Benton counties.

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Minnesota has risen to 89, up 12 from Wednesday. The new cases include one in Wadena County in north-central Minnesota. It’s the state’s first confirmed case so far north. The northernmost cases previously were in Stearns and Benton counties. The count of confirmed cases from the Minnesota Department of Health…

Minnesota has 1,700 Frozen Samples Waiting on Coronavirus Testing but Tests are in Short Supply

Walz says he is hearing the same thing from other governors.

ST. PAUL, Minn. (FOX 9)–Governor Tim Walz says he is deeply concerned there is not enough testing available in Minnesota for officials to combat the coronavirus outbreak. As of Wednesday, the governor says there are 1,700 frozen, untested samples waiting to be tested for COVID-19. In recent days, state officials, along with other leaders around the country, have said the…

Minnesota Governor Tim Walz Declares State Of Emergency For Coronavirus

The State Has Tested Over 500 People For The Coronavirus With Only 14 Confirmed Cases

ST.PAUL, MINN. — In an address at the state capital in Saint Paul, Minnesota Governor Tim Walz laid out the plans the state would be taking to battle the coronavirus. “I would ask you all to think of this as opening the tool box, we are not taking a tool out of it as of today in terms of things…