World news – Coronavirus update on Sunday: 13 new deaths in Minnesota, 1,784 new cases


The death toll in Minnesota from COVID-19 is up to 6,957, according to the Minnesota Department of Health, with 13 more deaths reported on Sunday.

The health department reported an additional 1,784 confirmed coronavirus infections, which is increasing the total number of cases in Minnesota increased to 542,053. The actual number of infections is likely much higher as the data only represents those who have been tested for the virus, state officials say. The total number tested for the virus on Sunday was 3,820,370.

The deaths reported on Sunday ranged from those aged three to those aged 60 to 64 to those aged 100 or over older. Six of the 13 were from long-term care or assisted living facilities.

On Sunday there were 516,427 patients who recovered enough that they no longer need to be isolated.

A total of 28,229 patients became COVID-19 hospitalized in Minnesota, of whom 5,781 had to be taken to the intensive care unit.

The age group with the most infections remains in 20 to 24 year olds with 53,044 cases, followed by 25 to 29 year olds with 48,260 cases and 30 to 34 year olds with 45,297 cases.
The age group with the most deaths is 85-89 year olds with 1,297 deaths, closely followed by 90-94 year olds with 1,137 deaths and 80-84 year olds with 1,130 deaths

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