Covid-19 Update

28-May-2021

Friday's COVID-19 update from the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) includes 364 new cases and five new deaths. The state's death toll is 7,408 since the start of the pandemic. Of the total deaths, 59.8% (4,427) were residents of long-term care. Through May 27, the number of people with COVID-19 hospitalized in Minnesota was 316. Of those hospitalized, 77 people were in intensive care and 239 were receiving non-ICU treatment. The 364 positive results in Friday’s update were from 21,250 completed tests, creating a test positivity rate of 1.71%. According to Johns Hopkins University, Minnesota's test positivity rate over the past seven days is 2.96%. Todd County has 2,846 confirmed cases of covid-19 along with 32 deaths.