MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota health officials have confirmed 741 new cases of the coronavirus and 13 deaths resulting COVID-19,
Nine of the people who died were residents of long-term care and assisted-living facilities, the Minnesota Department of Health reported. A total of 1,919 people in the state have died since the pandemic began.
The latest Minnesotans to die ranged in age from 60 to 99. Hennepin and Ramsey counties each reported three deaths. St. Louis and Waseca counties each had two deaths. Anoka, Freeborn and Kanabec counties each reported one death. Freeborn County Public Health says the local death was someone in their 80s. That's brings the county COVID death toll to two.
Officials say hospitalizations have dropped from 247 to 241 in the last day, and patients in intensive care have decreased from 140 to 136.