51 new MN deaths, 6,265 new cases – Twin Cities

2020-11-21 16:07:31 –

COVID-19 killed three people over the age of 100 in Minnesota, according to a report from the Department of Health on Saturday.

In total, the state’s death toll reached 3,201, with an additional 51 reported on Saturday. Three of them were over 100 years old, 11 were in their 90s, 19 were in their 80s, 10 were in their 70s, 3 were in their 60s, 2 were in their 50s, and 3 were in their 40s. 31 were from long-term care or living support facilities.

Henepin killed the most of the five. There were four in Ramsey and St. Louis. The rest were less than three.

The state reported an additional 6,265 confirmed infections, increasing the total number of cases in Minnesota to 262,952. According to state officials, the actual number of cases can be much higher, as the data only show people who have been tested for the virus. Of the cumulative death toll in Minnesota, 68 percent die in long-term care facilities.

A total of 14,745 (about 6 percent) of those who tested positive had to be hospitalized.

Overall, the state has completed 3,712,110 tests.

Nearly 80% of people who test positive for COVID-19 are no longer quarantined. This number does not include deaths.

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