Minnesota Department of Health situation update on COVID-19

Minnesota Update as of 4/2

  • Total of 742 confirmed cases in Minnesota – up from 689 yesterday.
  • We confirmed one more COVID-19 death, for a total of 18 in the state.
  • As of today, 373 patients have recovered enough to be released from isolation.
  • Since the start of the outbreak, 138 COVID-19 patients in Minnesota have been hospitalized.
    • There are 75 patients currently hospitalized, 38 in intensive care.
  • Age range: 4 months to 104 years, median age is 47 years
  • This total of 742 lab-confirmed cases reflects only results from laboratory testing. There are more cases in Minnesota, and the virus is circulating in communities.
  • 300 tests by MDH lab yesterday, and 1,203 total in state yesterday combined state and private labs.

Outreach Update as of 4/2

  • 722,687 daily visits to MDH COVID-19 website.
  • 1,188 calls to MDH public hotline yesterday. Open 7-7. The number is 651-201-3920.
    • DPS hotline for issues associated with community mitigation is open 7-7 daily, # is 1-800-657-3504 or metro 651-297-1304

Global/National Update as of 4/2

  • Global total as of this morning was more than 951,900 cases and 48,200 deaths;
  • U.S. reporting 216,722 confirmed cases (84,046 in New York; 22,255 in New Jersey)
  • U.S. reporting 5,137 deaths (1,374 in New York City)
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