MDH: 2,165 new COVID-19 cases, 44 deaths Sunday

MDH: 2,165 new COVID-19 cases, 44 deaths Sunday Photo: KSTP-TV.

Updated: January 10, 2021 11:05 AM
Created: January 10, 2021 10:31 AM

The Minnesota Department of Health on Sunday reported 44 new deaths from COVID-19 and 2,165 newly reported positive COVID-19 tests.

Meanwhile, as of Sunday, there have been a total of 132,280 COVID-19 vaccinations administered in Minnesota, with 101,767 receiving the Pfizer vaccine and 30,457 receiving the Moderna vaccine, according to MDH. Fifty-six vaccinations are considered "unknown/missing" in the data. 

Of the 2,165 newly reported cases, 223 of them are noted as probable cases, according to MDH. A total of 16,649 probable cases have been reported since antigen testing began in September.

So far, 5,707 people have died from the coronavirus in Minnesota. Of those deaths, 201 are listed as probable COVID-19 deaths. Of the total deaths reported as of Sunday, 3,653 were in long-term care facilities.

To date, 22,763 COVID-19 patients have been hospitalized in Minnesota and 4,770 patients have been in the ICU.

According to MDH, the new positive COVID-19 cases in Minnesota reported on Sunday moved the state's total to 436,572 since pandemic record-keeping began.

A total of 414,756 patients have recovered or are recovering and no longer need isolation, according to MDH.

As of Sunday, more than 5.93 million COVID-19 tests have been completed in Minnesota.

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According to the Johns Hopkins Center for Systems Science and Engineering, the virus has infected more than 89.7 million people worldwide and killed over 1.9 million people.

About 49.8 million people worldwide have recovered as of Sunday.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, patients with confirmed COVID-19 have mild to severe respiratory problems, with symptoms of fever, cough and shortness of breath. Some patients report a loss of smell and/or taste and having muscle aches, headache, sore throat, and/or chills and shaking.

Note: According to MDH - "Because all data are preliminary, the change in number of cumulative positive cases and deaths from one day to the next may not equal the newly reported cases or deaths."

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