Minnesota reports 2,429 new COVID-19 cases, 10 more deaths Saturday

Minnesota health officials reported 2,429 new COVID-19 cases and 10 more deaths Saturday.

According to MDH, the state has now seen 554,536 COVID-19 cases and 7,005 deaths since the start of the pandemic.

Of the newly reported deaths, one person was a resident in a long-term care facility. One of the deaths was a person in their 40s.

Meanwhile, around 50% of Minnesota adults now have at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and 38% have completed the vaccine series, the latest state health department data shows. 

There are currently 671 people hospitalized with COVID-19 across Minnesota, 165 of whom are in the ICU.