Situation Update for Tuesday, Dec. 15

The Minnesota Department of Health is reporting 2,340 new COVID-19 cases and 21 new COVID deaths, bringing the state’s case count to 384,164 and the death toll to 4,483.

Of all deaths, 2,928 were residents of long-term care or assisted living facilities. Of all cases, 28,954 were health care workers.

Over 32,000 COVID tests were completed yesterday, with 4.965 million tests completed since March.

To date, 351,820 patients no longer need to be isolated.

One death was reported in Beltrami County today, a resident in their late 90s.

Eleven new COVID-19 cases were reported in Beltrami County today, eight new cases in Cass County and one new case in Clearwater County.

There have been 2,639 total COVID-19 cases and 29 deaths in Beltrami County, 1,777 cases and 13 deaths in Cass County, 614 cases and 10 deaths in Clearwater County, and 1,299 cases and 33 deaths in Hubbard County.

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