That resurgence comes after the state surpassed the 2 million mark for people with at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Five of the deaths were residents in the Twin Cities metro area. One death was reported each in Mille Lacs, Nobles, Red Lake, Rice, St. Louis, Stearns, Wadena and Yellow Medicine counties. Those who died ranged in age from their 60s to one person in Hennepin County who was more than 100 years old. Six people were residents of long-term care facilities.
Since the pandemic reached Minnesota in March last year, 6,957 people in the state have died of the illness. Statewide case rates
As of Thursday, 461 people across the state were hospitalized and 134 people were in intensive care units being treated for COVID-19. Hospitalizations, deaths
However, community spread remains at its highest since the pandemic arrived in Minnesota. As of April 1, more than 45% of new cases couldn’t be traced to known outbreaks or other cases. Hospitalizations are up, with 8.8 people per 100,000 currently hospitalized for COVID-19. As of Friday, 2,050,888 Minnesotans have received at least one dose of a COVID vaccine, and 1,386,766 have completed their vaccinations.
TOTAL CUMULATIVE HOSPITALIZATIONS: 28,229 ACTIVE HOSPITALIZATIONS: 595
TOTAL DEATHS: 6,957 Vaccinations DEATHS, NEWLY REPORTED: 13
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