Minnesota reports 245 new COVID-19 cases and 9 deaths

    The coronavirus.

    More than 33,400 Minnesotans have tested positive for COVID-19 and 1,393 have died, according to the Minnesota Department of Health.

    The figures reported Tuesday include 245 new cases and nine deaths.

    Approximately 520,045 tests have been completed, an increase of 7,261 from the day before. As of 4 p.m. Monday, 339 Minnesotans were hospitalized with COVID-19, 158 of them in intensive care units.

    Of the 33,469 people who have tested positive, 29,399 have recovered and no longer need to be isolated.

    Rilyn Eischens
    Rilyn Eischens is a data reporter with the Reformer. Rilyn is a Minnesota native and has worked in newsrooms in the Twin Cities, Iowa, Texas and most recently Virginia, where she covered education for The Staunton News Leader. She's an alumna of the Dow Jones News Fund data journalism program and the Minnesota Daily. When Rilyn isn't in the newsroom, she likes to read, add to her plant collection and try new recipes.