COVID-19 in Minnesota: 15 new deaths, 38 hospitalizations reported

COVID-19 in Minnesota: 15 new deaths, 38 hospitalizations reported Photo: KSTP-TV.

Updated: September 10, 2020 11:12 AM
Created: September 10, 2020 08:17 AM

Thursday, the Minnesota Department of Health reported 15 new deaths from COVID-19, as well as 38 more hospitalizations.

So far, 1,884 people have died of the coronavirus in Minnesota, including 1,375 in long-term care and assisted living facilities.


As of Thursday, 257 patients were hospitalized with COVID-19 and 138 were in intensive care. To date, 6,830 patients have been hospitalized in Minnesota.

According to MDH, there were 389 newly reported positive COVID-19 tests in Minnesota on Thursday, bringing the state's total to 82,249 since pandemic record-keeping began.

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A total of 75,425 patients have recovered, or are recovering, and no longer need isolation, according to MDH.

As of Thursday, approximately 1.6 million tests have been completed in Minnesota and 1.2 million people have been tested.

See the full Minnesota COVID-19 situation update here.

According to the Johns Hopkins Center for Systems Science and Engineering, the virus has infected more than 27.8 million people worldwide and killed about 904,364 people.

About 18.7 million people worldwide have recovered as of Wednesday. 

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, patients with confirmed COVID-19 have mild to severe respiratory problems, with symptoms of fever, cough and shortness of breath. Some patients report having muscle aches, headache, sore throat, and/or chills and shaking.

Note: According to MDH - "Because all data are preliminary, the change in number of cumulative positive cases and deaths from one day to the next may not equal the newly reported cases or deaths."

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