ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota health officials have reported 5 new deaths from COVID-19 along with 519 confirmed cases over the last two days.
All of the deaths reported were residents of long-term care or assisted living facilities. So far, the Minnesota Department of Health has reported 1,471 people have died statewide from the virus.
A total of 38,136 people have tested positive for COVID-19 during the pandemic.
The number of people who are hospitalized from the virus has decreased in the last several weeks, but 253 people remain hospitalized.