The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 is up 797 from Saturday’s count and is based on 19,959 new tests — the highest number of tests reported in a single day so far.
Four more Minnesotans have died of COVID-19, the Minnesota Department of Health said Friday, while the number of confirmed cases is up 545 from Thursday’s count.
Compared to other states, Minnesota hasn’t taken drastic measures, or many measures at all.
MDH also said Thursday there have been 58,640 total confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Minnesota.
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A good way to think about test positivity is to think about fishing with a net. If you catch a fish almost every time you send the net down (high test positivity), that tells you there are probably a lot of fish around that you haven’t caught (there are a lot of undetected cases).
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Minnesota’s seven-day average case positivity rate rose to 5.2%, up from 4.9% a week ago. MDH considers above 5% a concerning trend.
Four more Minnesotans have died of COVID-19, the Minnesota Department of Health said Tuesday, for a total of 1,620.
The Minnesota Department of Health said Monday that the number of confirmed cases is up 613 from Sunday’s count.
As of Sunday, the Minnesota Department of Health said there have been a total of 55,947 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Minnesota since the start of the pandemic.
The Minnesota Department of Health also announced that six more Minnesotans had died of COVID-19, for a total of 1,600 since the start of the pandemic.
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MDH also said Thursday there have been 53,692 total confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state.
Researchers from Sun Yat-sen University in Guangzhou, China, analyzed more than 7,500 videos, gathered from YouTube and other video websites.
Some in the Legislature want to use what’s left of Minnesota’s CARES ACT money to reimburse the state for its pandemic response, while Gov. Tim Walz worries the money will be needed to fund additional costs related to COVID-19.
Four more Minnesotans have died of COVID-19, the Minnesota Department of Health said Tuesday.
The state has hundreds of workers making calls to people who test positive for COVID-19, and with those they may have been in contact with. But with high levels of community spread of the disease, those efforts have limited benefits.
The state’s case positivity rate was at 4.8 percent, near the five percent threshold that is a warning sign for public health officials.
Three more Minnesotans have died of COVID-19, the Minnesota Department of Health said Sunday, for a total of 1,574.