The Minnesota Department of Health reported 681 new cases today (Wednesday) that have tested positive for COVID-19, for a total of 52,947 cases statewide.
Nine additional deaths are reported for a total of 1,589.
Of the entire total, 1,216, have occurred in long-term care or assisted living facilities.
Health officials say 5,077 total cases have required hospitalization. 310 remain hospitalized, with 143 in intensive care.