More than 430 people are hospitalized in Minnesota with COVID-19, an increase of about 80 from a week ago, according to the Minnesota Department of Health. The number of deaths has increased in recent weeks, too.
While the COVID-19 pandemic seems to be waning, more than 400 people have been hospitalized with the disease every day since May. The number of deaths each week has been three dozen to four dozen in recent months.
Confirmed cases of COVID-19 have fallen in recent weeks, but 6,400 people contracted the coronavirus, more than 400 were hospitalized and several dozen died in the most recent weekly update from the Minnesota Department of Health. The number of cases would be higher if home test results were included.
A 57-year-old man from Canby died Tuesday after driving into a construction zone on Minnesota Highway 68 in western Minnesota where his vehicle struck a sign and rolled over, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
Four charges of arson in the first degree were filed in Yellow Medicine County District Court against a 56-year-old woman for allegedly setting fires in the six-story apartment building in Granite Falls where she resides.