MDH reports nine deaths and 503 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Minnesota

The Minnesota Department of Health reported Sunday that there are now nine deaths and more than 500 confirmed cases of COVID-19, or coronavirus in the state.   

Health officials Sunday reported that the state has 503 confirmed cases and the death total jumped from five on Saturday to nine on Sunday.  

A week ago, there were 169 cases in the state. Mower County has one more positive case of COVID-19, raising its total to 11.  Olmsted County now has 47 cases, Blue Earth County has eight cases of coronavirus, Dodge County has seven cases, Fillmore County has six, Steele County currently has five positive cases, Wabasha and Winona Counties each have four cases and Waseca County has three.  

The Minnesota Department of Health reported that there are now 75 cases requiring hospitalization and 39 people were hospitalized as of Sunday.  252 patients in Minnesota no longer need to be isolated, and the total approximate number of completed tests in the state stands at 17,657.