Minnesota sees lowest single-day death total since April

Published: Aug. 31, 2020 at 3:31 PM CDT
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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Minnesota health officials reported one death due to the coronavirus on Monday, marking the lowest single-day death total statewide since April.

The state health department reported 679 new cases, bringing the totals to 75,864 cases and 1,817 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic.

Hospitalizations number 306 patients, with 131 in intensive care.

While growth in deaths and hospitalizations has tapered since late last month, Minnesota has seen a rise in new daily cases in recent days.

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