Stearns County Logs One New Death, 28 New COVID-19 Cases
Jennifer Lewerenz | May 22, 2020 AT 11:52 am
(KNSI) - The Minnesota Department of Health says the state now has a new daily high for COVID-19 related deaths.
According to numbers released today by the MDH, there are 33 new reported deaths and 813 newly reported cases.
Of those, there is one additional death in Wright County and one in Stearns County. Also in Stearns County, there are 28 newly reported cases for a total of 1,881 cases and 12 deaths. The person who died was someone between the age of 90 and 99.
Other central Minnesota counties seeing increases include Benton, Morrison, Sherburne, and Wright.
- Benton County now has a total of 158 cases and two deaths.
- Morrison County now has a total of 34 cases.
- Sherburne County now has a total of 193 cases and one death.
- Wright County now has a total of 213 and two deaths. The person in Wright County who died was a person between the age of 60 and 69.
The state tested 7,415 people Thursday. Of those tests, there are now a total of 19,005 total positive COVID-19 cases statewide. 2,216 of them are healthcare workers.
842 people have now died, and 688 of those were in long-term care or assisted living facilities.
The MDH says there are 2,432 total cases requiring hospitalization and 534 who are hospitalized today. 233 of them are in the ICU.
Total confirmed cases by age show:
- 295 cases and no deaths for those between the age of zero to five.
- 1,186 cases and no deaths for those between the age of six and 19.
- 3,403 cases and no deaths for those between the age of 20 and 29.
- 3,827 cases and four deaths for those between the age of 30 and 39.
- 3,001 cases and eight deaths for those between the age of 40 and 49.
- 2,829 cases and 40 deaths for those between the age of 50 and 59.
- 1,788 cases and 96 deaths for those between the age of 60 and 69.
- 1,067 cases and 178 deaths for those between the age of 70 and 79.
- 1,001 cases and 285 deaths for those between the age of 80 and 89.
- 567 cases and 216 deaths for those between the age of 90 and 99.
- 33 cases and 15 deaths for those over the age of 100.
- The state also says there is no age data for eight cases.
12,696 people are no longer in isolation.