MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – 37 more people have died from complications from coronavirus in Minnesota and there have been 1,529 new positive cases, public health officials said on Saturday.
Residents of long-term care facilities and assisted living facilities are responsible for 22 of the new deaths and 3,756 deaths since the start of the pandemic.
The statewide tally for people who have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine has increased by 12,070 in the latest data release, for a total of 174,110 people to date, or about 3% of the state’s population, according to the Minnesota Department of Health. Figures do not include vaccinations at federal facilities that have their own supplies.
The one-day state tally of 1,529 new cases came out of a volume of 30,774 newly completed tests.
Since the virus began infecting Minnesotans in March, the state has reported 445,047 positive cases, 23,291 hospitalizations and 5,887 deaths.
During that time, a total of 206,559 COVID-19 vaccinations were given in Minnesota, with 72.7% (150,155) having received the Pfizer vaccine and 27.3% (56,369) the Moderna vaccine, according to MDH.
- According to the source Additional 37 Minnesotans have died of the coronavirus.
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