MDH: six additional deaths tied to COVID-19 in Minnesota; 779 new confirmed positive cases

MDH: six additional deaths tied to COVID-19 in Minnesota; 779 new confirmed positive cases
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ST. PAUL, Minn. (KEYC) - The Minnesota Department of Health reports 779 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19. The total accumulative number of cases is 54,463.

One of the new cases was reported in Brown County.

There have been six additional deaths tied to COVID-19, putting the death toll now at 1,600. Deaths among cases that resided in long-term care or assisted living facilities are 1,223.

There are 47,289 people who are no longer isolated.

As of 11:00 a.m., Friday, July 31, there are 312 people hospitalized, 151 in ICU.

5,155 people total have been hospitalized due to COVID-19.

The total approximate number of tests completed is 1,024,916.


DES MOINES, Iowa. (KEYC) The Iowa Department of Public Health reports 44,522 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19.

32,530 people have recovered and are no longer isolated.

There have been 11 additional deaths tied to COVID-19, raising the total to 866.

476,045 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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