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7 COVID-19 deaths in MN on both Saturday, Sunday

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(St. Paul MN-) The Minnesota Department of Health Sunday reported 779 additional cases of COVID-19. That brings the state's pandemic total to nearly 474,000, and of that number, nearly 460,000 have recovered. For the second day in a row there were 7 more deaths reported, bringing the state's death toll to 6376. The figures were based on approximately 23,000 test results. Since Friday, 28 more people were hospitalized and 4 went to the ICU. And through Friday, more than 661,000 people have been vaccinated..

Locally, there were 11 more cases of coronavirus reported in Stearns County Sunday, 6 in Pope, 5 in Kandiyohi, 0 in Chippewa, Swift and Meeker Counties.

Totals                   cases            deaths

Chippewa              1349               35

Kandiyohi              5713               74

Meeker                  2041               33

Pope                       776                5

Renville                 1448              40

Stearns               18,517            199

Swift                       869              18