Minnesota death toll from COVID-19 cases reaches 64

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Minnesota Department of Health reported seven new deaths from COVID-19 on Saturday, raising the state total to 64 people who have succumbed to coronavirus complications.

Health officials also said 91 additional people have tested positive since Friday, bringing the total number of cases to 1,427.

The state health lab and private labs have run more than 35,400 tests in Minnesota so far. There are 145 coronavirus patients who are hospitalized as of Saturday, including 69 people in the intensive care unit.

The largest group demographically of positive tests are in the age range of 20 to 44.