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Minnesota reports 14 new COVID-19 deaths, 928 more cases

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (KTTC) -- The Minnesota Department of Health reported in its Thursday update that 14 more people have died from COVID-19 in Minnesota.

MDH said eight of the 14 people who died were residents of long-term care or assisted living facilities.

A total of 6,404 people have died from COVID-19 in Minnesota, the Department reported. MDH said 4,027 of those who died were residents of long-term care or assisted living facilities.

State health officials also reported in Thursday's update that another 928 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Minnesota. The cases were tested through a combination of PCR and antigen tests.

Three cases each were reported in Houston and Winona counties, MDH said. Two new cases were in Fillmore County. Find a list of how many cases have been reported in each county here.

A total of 476,292 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Minnesota, including 37,345 health care workers, MDH said. Health officials said 22,207 of the state's cases were reported through positive antigen tests, rather than PCR tests, so they are considered "probable cases."

MDH also reported 34,000 COVID-19 tests in Thursday's update, bringing the total number of tests completed in the state to about 7,055,550. The Department reported that about 3,386,418 people have been tested for COVID-19 in Minnesota, noting that some people get tested more than once.

Health officials said 463,041 of those who tested positive for COVID-19 in Minnesota no longer need to be isolated.

According to the state's COVID-19 vaccine dashboard, 710,305 people have received at least one dose of the vaccine in Minnesota. This includes 264,122 people who have completed the two-dose vaccine series. The state said 12.8% of Minnesotans have received at least one dose of the vaccine, and 4.7% have completed the vaccine series.

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MDH also said a total of 25,341 people have been hospitalized with COVID-19 in the state to date. This includes 5,230 patients who have been hospitalized in the ICU.

Kevin Millard

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