Blue Earth County death among one of 24 COVID-19 weekend deaths

(St. Paul, MN) – A person in their 90’s from Blue Earth County was among 24 COVID-19 deaths reported statewide over the weekend.

The Minnesota Department of Health reports the state’s virus death toll at 1,298.  MDH says 1,030 of those deaths involved people who resided in long-term care or assisted living facilities.

Hospitalizations are down again.  On Friday, there were 404 people hospitalized.  As of Sunday, that number had dropped by 35, for a total of 369.


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