Two Additional MN Deaths Due to COVID-19 Complications


ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The coronavirus outbreak in Minnesota continued to track upward Tuesday with dozens of new confirmed cases and additional deaths.

The state Department of Health said 12 people have died from COVID-19 complications, up by two deaths since Monday’s toll.

The state has 629 confirmed cases Tuesday, up 53 from Monday.

Cases Graph

(courtesy: MN Department of Health)

Those who have died ranged in age from 58 to 95. Fifty-six people remained in the hospital, with 26 in the intensive care unit, health officials said.

Those with confirmed cases range in age from 5 months to 104 years old.

For most people, the coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and cough that clear up in two to three weeks. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness, including pneumonia, and death.

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