MDH: eight additional deaths tied to COVID-19 in Minnesota; 738 new confirmed positive cases

Two of the additional deaths occurred in southern Minnesota

MDH: eight additional deaths tied to COVID-19 in Minnesota; 738 new confirmed positive cases
Minnesota Department of Health (Source: KEYC News Now)

MANKATO, Minn. (KEYC) - The Minnesota Department of Health reports 738 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19. The total accumulative number of cases is 63,723.

There have been eight additional deaths tied to COVID-19, putting the death toll now at 1,693. Deaths among cases that resided in long-term care or assisted living facilities are 1,269.

Two of the additional deaths occurred in southern Minnesota. A Blue Earth County resident in their 50′s and a Watonwan County resident, whose age has not been released.

There are 56,659 people who are no longer isolated.

As of 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, August 11, there are 313 people hospitalized, 152 in ICU.

5,783 people total have been hospitalized due to COVID-19.

The total approximate number of tests completed is 1,219,816.


DES MOINES, Iowa. (KEYC) The Iowa Department of Public Health reports 438 new confirmed positive cases of COVID-19, raising the total to 49,208.

39,818 people have recovered and are no longer isolated.

There have been 10 additional deaths tied to COVID-19, raising the total to 965.

542,859 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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