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949 new cases and 14 more Minnesota fatalities – Twin Cities

2021-03-04 12:31:03 –

Minnesota recorded an additional 14 deaths from COVID-19, and 949 new infections were reported by the State Department on Thursday.

The reported deaths were in their 60s and 90s, with 7 being caregivers and 7 living in private homes. Currently, there are 6,521 deaths, of which 4,070 are caregivers.

949 new cases are the result of 68,776 tests, and 487,374 coronavirus infections have been reported in Minnesota over the past year. Of these, 97%, or 473,728, are fully recovered and no longer need to be quarantined.

Minnesota has been vaccinated with 1.45 million doses since December, when Pfizer and Moderna Shot received an emergency permit. Both of these vaccines need to be given twice.

The first shipment of a single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine approved by federal regulators over the weekend arrived in Minnesota on Wednesday.

Almost 950,000 inhabitants have been vaccinated at least once, and currently 500,188 are fully vaccinated. Nearly 56% of the elderly in Minnesota have been vaccinated at least once.

This story is under development and will be updated.

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