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Minnesota reports 332 new COVID-19 cases and 6 deaths

By: - August 11, 2020 1:26 pm

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More than 61,800 Minnesotans have tested positive for COVID-19 and 1,666 have died, according to the Minnesota Department of Health.

The figures reported Tuesday include 332 new cases and six deaths.

Approximately 1,177,935 tests have been completed. As of 4 p.m. Monday, 337 Minnesotans were hospitalized with COVID-19, 147 of them in intensive care units.

Of the 61,839 people who have tested positive, 55,151 no longer need to be isolated.

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Rilyn Eischens
Rilyn Eischens

Rilyn Eischens is a former data reporter for the Minnesota Reformer. Rilyn was born and raised in Minnesota 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.