Minnesota’s COVID-19 death toll is up to 7,503 with seven deaths reported Saturday, according to the Minnesota Department of Health.
Another 174 infections were reported, taking the total to 603,614.
The actual number of infections likely is much higher since the data only represent those who have been tested, state officials said.
The total number tested as of Saturday was 4,335,016.
Sunday’s fatalities ranged in age from a person who is between 50 and 54, and another person who is between 90 and 94.
None of the seven were from a long-term care or assisted-living facility. Of the state’s 7,503 deaths, 4,455 were from such facilities.
HOW ARE PATIENTS DOING?
Of those infected with the virus as of Saturday, 594,356 had recovered to the point where they no longer need to be isolated.
A total of 32,388 have been hospitalized in Minnesota, with 6,570 of those admitted into an intensive care unit.
WHO IS GETTING SICK?
Number of health care workers with COVID-19: 42,809
The age group with the most infections remains 20-24-year-olds with 58,310 cases.
The age group with the most deaths are 85-89-year-olds with 1,353 deaths, closely followed by 80-84-year-olds with 1,205 deaths, and 90-94-year-olds with 1,193 deaths.
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Author: Kristi Belcamino