Minnesota develops daily capacity of 20,000 COVID-19 tests; hospilatizations continue to fall

Minnesota develops daily capacity of 20,000 COVID-19 tests; hospilatizations continue to fall
Update on the Coronavirus outbreak in Minnesota (Source: KEYC News Now)

ST. PAUL, Minn. (KEYC) - On Monday, Minnesota reached a new milestone, developing a daily capacity of 20,000 COVID-19 tests. As of Tuesday, June 30, the total approximate number of tests completed is 605,316.

Hospitalization and ICU rates due to COVID-19 continue decreasing. 270 people are hospitalized, 136 in ICU.

4,054 people total have been hospitalized due to COVID-19.

The Minnesota Department of Health reports 444 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19, raising the total number to 36,303.

The state’s daily death total remains in the single digits. There have been 6 additional deaths tied to COVID-19, putting the death toll now at 1,441. Deaths among cases that resided in long-term care or assisted living facilities are 1,131.

31,601 people have recovered and are no longer isolated.

For further information from the Minnesota Department of Health, visit www.health.state.mn.us


DES MOINES, Iowa. (KEYC) - The Iowa Department of Public Health reports 28,944 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19.

23,078 people have recovered and are no longer isolated.

There have been five additional deaths tied to COVID-19, raising the total to 713.

303,775 people have been tested statewide.

For more information from the Iowa Department of Public Health, visit their website at idph.iowa.gov

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