ST. PAUL (KMHL) – Sunday was the deadliest day for Minnesota from fatalities from COVID-19.

It was again the biggest single-day jump in cases, according to the Minnesota Department of Health. Health officials say 28 people died on Sunday from COVID-19 – upping the state’s total to 272.

The department of health says there are now over 3,200 confirmed cases in Minnesota. Health officials say 285 people remained hospitalized with COVID-19 and 115 were in intensive care.

Cases also continue to climb around southwest Minnesota. Nobles county now has 352 confirmed cases, while Murray County now has 8 confirmed cases. Jackson County now has seven confirmed cases, Lyon County has 6, Rock County has five.

Health Commissioner Jan Malcom encourages Minnesotans to continue to do their part to limit the spread by continuing to follow social distance guidelines and other public health recommendations.