Minnesota’s COVID-19 death toll is up to 7,426 with eight deaths reported Sunday, according to the Minnesota Department of Health.
Another 287 infections were reported, taking the total to 601,384.
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 Sunday was 4,258,244.
Sunday’s fatalities ranged in age from two people between 65 and 69, and two people between 90 and 94.
Four of the eight were from a long-term care or assisted-living facility. Of the state’s 7,426 deaths, 4,434 were from such facilities.
HOW ARE PATIENTS DOING?
Of those infected with the virus as of Sunday, 590,178 had recovered to the point where they no longer need to be isolated.
A total of 32,056 have been hospitalized in Minnesota, with 6,503 of those admitted into an intensive care unit.
WHO IS GETTING SICK?
- Number of health care workers with COVID-19: 42,659
- The age group with the most infections remains 20-24-year-olds with 58,073 cases.
- The age group with the most deaths are 85-89-year-olds with 1,339 deaths, closely followed by 80-84-year-olds with 1,199 deaths and 90-94-year-olds with 1,186 deaths.
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Author: Kristi Belcamino