Of the 826 newly reported cases, 122 of them are noted as probable cases, according to MDH. A total of 23,445 probable cases have been reported since antigen testing began in September.
So far, 6,475 people have died from the coronavirus in Minnesota. Of those deaths, 271 are listed as probable COVID-19 deaths. Of the total deaths reported as of Saturday, 4,053 were residents of long-term care facilities.
To date, 25,714 COVID-19 patients have been hospitalized in Minnesota and 5,295 patients have been in the ICU.
According to MDH, the new positive COVID-19 cases in Minnesota reported on Saturday moved the state’s total to 483,790 since pandemic record-keeping began. A total of 469,959 patients have recovered or are recovering and no longer need isolation.
As of Saturday, approximately 7 million