(St. Paul MN-) The number of Minnesotans hospitalized with COVID-19 continues to trend down. According to The Minnesota Department of Health, 238 are hospitalized as of Tuesday, with 131 in the ICU. The number of hospitalizations have been going down since the end of August. Regarding additional cases, another 432 were reported Tuesday, bringing the pandemic total to 85,351, and 5 more deaths were reported, putting the death toll 1927. 78,953 have recovered.
Locally, 17 more cases of the coronavirus were reported in Stearns County, 5 more in Kandiyohi, 4 more in Chippewa, 2 more in Swift, and zero additional cases reported in Pope and Renville Counties.