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Minnesota reports 387 new COVID-19 cases and 2 deaths

By: - September 8, 2020 3:39 pm

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More than 81,600 Minnesotans have tested positive for COVID-19 and 1,837 have died, according to the Minnesota Department of Health.

The figures reported Tuesday include 387 new cases and two deaths.

Approximately 1,616,738 tests have been completed. As of 4 p.m. Monday, 257 Minnesotans were hospitalized with COVID-19, 135 of them in intensive care units.

Of the 81,608 people who have tested positive, 74,235 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.