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Sunday coronavirus update: 15 new MN deaths, 1,847 new cases

18April 2021

The Health Department reported another 1,847 confirmed coronavirus infections, taking Minnesota’s total cases to 556.381.

The actual number of infections likely is much higher as the data only represents those who have been tested for the virus, state officials say. The total number tested for the virus as of Sunday was 3,902,960.

Sunday’s reported deaths ranged from an individual 50-54-years-old to two individuals 95-99-years-old. Six of the 15 were from a long-term care or assisted-living facility.

Of the state’s 7,020 total deaths, 4,332 were long-term care or assisted living center residents.

HOW ARE PATIENTS DOING?

There were 530,121 patients as of Sunday who have recovered to the point where they no longer need to be isolated.

A total of 29,006 patients with COVID-19 have been hospitalized in Minnesota, with 5,922 of those having had to be admitted into the ICU.

WHO IS GETTING SICK?

  • Number of health care workers with COVID-19: 40,490
  • The age group with the most infections remains 20-24-year-olds with 54,303 cases, closing followed by 25-29-year-olds with 49,518 cases.
  • The age group with the most deaths are 85-89-year-olds with 1,306 deaths, closely followed by 90-94-year-olds with 1,143 deaths and 80-84-year-olds with 1,131 deaths.


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Author: Kristi Belcamino

Twin Cities Dealz

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