Sunday’s COVID-19 update from the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) includes 1,711 new cases and six new deaths.
The state’s death toll has been 7,160 since the outbreak began. Of all the deaths, 61% (4,370) were long-term care residents.
As of April 30, the state reported that 2,574,895 people had received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, while 1,972,888 had the full vaccine.
Fifty-eight percent of Minnesota residents aged 16 have received at least one dose, while 87.2% of the 65-year-old population received at least one dose of the vaccine.Overall, 46.3% of the state’s population received at least one dose.
MDH has a public dashboard to track vaccine progress in Minnesota, and you can view it here.
Hospital information will not update on weekends.
As of April 29, the number of COVID-19 hospitalizations in Minnesota stood at 619, down from the 644 report on Thursday and has been steadily declining since mid-April.
Of these, 166 hospitalized were in the intensive care unit (down from 176 reported Thursday) and 453 were treated without ICU treatment (down from 468).
This is Minnesota’s hospital admissions progress from March 7.
- March 7, 223 (177 non-ICU, 46 ICU)
- March 13, 2013 (194 non-ICU, 61 ICU)
- Mar 20: 324 (246 is not ICU, 78 ICU).
- March 27, 356 (264, not ICU, 92 ICU).
- Apr 2: 439 (337 non-ICU, 112 ICU).
- Apr 8: 595 (461 non-ICU, 134 ICU).
- Apr 14: 699 (531 is not an ICU, 168 ICU).
- Apr 20: 676 (483 non-ICU, 193 ICU).
- Apr. 26: 641 (457 non-ICU, 184 ICU).
- Apr 29: 619 (453 non-ICU, 166 ICU).
Tests and positive rates
1,711 The positive results in the Sunday update came from 35,781 completed tests generated a positive 4.78% test rate.
According to Johns Hopkins University, the Minnesota test positive for the past seven days was 5.80%.
The World Health Organization recommends a positive percentage rate. (Total sums divided by all completed tests) that are below 5% for at least two weeks is necessary for the economy to be safely reopened.The 5% criterion is based on the total sum divided by All tests
Coronavirus in Minnesota by the numbers
- All tests: 9,306,211 (increased from 9,270,547)
- Test people: 4,053,093 (increased from 4,039,525)
- People who have been vaccinated at least once: 2,574,895 (an increase from 2,556,515)
- Successful person. Vaccine series: 1,972,888 (an increase of 1,938,241)
- Positive cases: 579,235 (up from 577,524)
- Deceased: 7,160 – 394 which is “likely *” (up from 7,154)
- The patient no longer needs separation: 557,099 (an increase of 555,214)
* The most likely mortality was a patient who died after a positive test using the COVID-19 antigen test thought to be less accurate than the conventional PCR test.