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Minnesota reports 645 new COVID-19 cases and 29 deaths

By: - May 20, 2020 11:09 am

The coronavirus.

More than 17,600 Minnesotans have tested positive for COVID-19 and 777 have died, according to the Minnesota Department of Health.

The totals reported Monday include 645 new cases and 29 deaths.

More than 5,500 tests were completed between Monday and Tuesday. Approximately 167,338 Minnesotans have been tested for COVID-19.

Of the 17,670 people who have tested positive, 12,227 have recovered and no longer need to be isolated.

For more data related to the coronavirus pandemic in Minnesota and the United States, check out Minnesota Reformer’s daily COVID-19 tracker.

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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.