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Minnesota reports 1,105 more COVID-19 cases, 3 more deaths

ST. PAUL, Minn. (KTTC) -- The Minnesota Department of Health reported in its update on Monday that another 1,105 people tested positive for COVID-19 in the state.

The cases were tested through a combination of PCR and antigen tests. Ten of the cases were reported in Olmsted County, MDH said. Find a list of how many cases have been reported in each county here.

A total of 580,340 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in the state, including 41,544 health care workers, MDH said. Health officials said 39,542 of the state's cases were reported through positive antigen tests, rather than PCR tests, so they are considered "probable cases."

MDH also reported 20,527 COVID-19 tests in Monday's update, bringing the total number of tests completed in the state to about 9,327,363.

State health officials said 559,036 of the people who tested positive for COVID-19 in the state no longer need to be isolated.

The department reported in Monday's update that three more people have died from COVID-19 in the state. A total of 7,163 people have died from COVID-19 in Minnesota, including 4,370 residents of long-term care or assisted living facilities, MDH said.

According to the state's COVID-19 vaccine dashboard, as of Saturday, 2,585,053 Minnesotans have received at least one dose of the vaccine. This includes 1,984,517 people who have completed the vaccine series. According to the state, this means 46.5% of Minnesotans have received at least one dose of the vaccine, including 35.7% of Minnesotans who have completed the vaccine series.

MDH said a total of 30,370 people have been hospitalized with COVID-19 in the state to date. This includes 6,183 patients who have been hospitalized in the ICU.

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