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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