Minnesota COVID-19 numbers continue downward trend
January 4, 2021
ST. PAUL — Data tracking the spread of COVID-19 across Minnesota continues to trend downward.
The Minnesota Department of Health on Sunday, Jan. 3, reported another 53 deaths and 2,714 new cases of the coronavirus. The report includes Friday and Saturday numbers because of the New Year's holiday.
The new cases come at a volume of more than 96,000 tests, for a positivity rate of about 2.8%. The statewide positivity rate has dropped from a high of 15.5% in mid-November to 5.1% as of Dec. 22.