Minnesota COVID-19 cases, deaths rise dramatically toward end of holiday weekend | INFORUM

Local News 29-11-2020 IN FORUM 28

ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Department of Health on Sunday, Nov. 29, reported 8,953 new COVID-19 cases and 57 deaths.

Of the 57 deaths, 28 lived in private residences, while the other 29 lived in long-term care facilities or assisted living. They ranged from an Anoka County resident in their late 50s to a Nobles County resident over age 100.

The number of cases and deaths has risen dramatically after the start of Thanksgiving weekend’s average of 22.5 deaths a day. November has already been the deadliest month since the beginning of the pandemic.

Hennepin County reported 1,981 of the 8,953 new COVID-19 cases Sunday. Dakota County reported 727 newly confirmed cases, Ramsey County reported 698, and Anoka County reported 566.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, 3,578 Minnesotans have died from COVID-19. More than 306,000 have tested positive.

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  • Minnesota Department of Health COVID-19 hotline: 651-201-3920.
  • COVID-19 discrimination hotline: 833-454-0148
  • Minnesota Department of Health COVID-19 website: Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) website.

(Updated Monday-Friday by Olmsted County Public Health)

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Weekly Case Counts

Case Demographics

Cluster Investigations

Minnesota Positive Cases

Graph of confirmed cases of COVID-19 by specimen collection date, data in table below.

Minnesota Deaths

Deaths of confirmed cases in Minnesota, data in table below

Minnesota Hospitalizations

Minnesota COVID-19 hospitalizations, data in table below

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