ST. PAUL, Minn. (KTTC) -- The Minnesota Department of Health reported on Friday that 33 more people have died from COVID-19 in the state, a new single-day high.
MDH said 25 of the people who died were residents of long-term care or assisted living facilities.
Friday's total surpasses the record 32 deaths the Department reported on Thursday.
Health officials said 842 people have died from COVID-19 in Minnesota, and 688 of those who died were residents of long-term care or assisted living facilities.
MDH also reported in Friday's update that 813 more people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Minnesota.
Find a full breakdown of how many cases have been reported in each county here.
A total of 19,005 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Minnesota, including 2,216 health care workers, MDH said. The Department also reported that 12,696 of those who tested positive no longer need to be isolated.
Health officials said about 180,971 COVID-19 tests have been completed in the state, including a jump of 7,415 newly-completed tests reported in Friday's update.
There are 534 people hospitalized in Minnesota with COVID-19, and 233 of those hospitalized are in the ICU, MDH said. This is the largest number of people the Department has reported hospitalized in the ICU with COVID-19, surpassing the previous record of 233.
Health experts have stated that most cases of COVID-19 do not require hospitalization.
Winona County has one new case.
No new cases were reported by the state in either Fillmore or Houston counties.
Find a full breakdown of how many cases have been reported in each county in Minnesota, click here.
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