85 New Covid-19 Cases Today


Total confirmed COVID-19 cases in Minnesota increased by  85 since Tuesday (4-7-2020) to 1154 cases as of today (4-8-2020) as reported by the Minnesota Department of Health. 

1493 additional tests were completed since Monday for a total of 30, 753 tests. Of the 1154 confirmed COVID-19 cases, 271 patients required hospitalization. Of patients hospitalized, 135 are still hospitalized and 64 of those hospitalized are still in an intensive care unit. 39 of the patients with confirmed cases have died, an increase of five since Tuesday.  632 of the patients with COVID-19 no longer need to be isolated.

65 of Minnesota’s 87 counties now have the presence of at least one case on COVID-19, an increase of one since Tuesday. Pennington County still has no confirmed cases as of Wednesday (4-8-2020)  There have been 70 tests administered in Pennington County. 56 of the tests have come back negative and officials await the results of 14 more tests.


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