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Minnesota reports 712 new COVID-19 cases and 33 deaths

By: - June 5, 2020 12:53 pm

The coronavirus.

More than 26,900 Minnesotans have tested positive for COVID-19 and 1,148 have died, according to the Minnesota Department of Health.

The totals reported Wednesday include 712 new cases and 33 deaths.

Approximately 322,340 have been completed. The state changed how it reports testing totals Friday and revised past figures to show the number of tests completed, while it had previously reported the number of people tested.

Of the 26,980 people who have tested positive, 21,864 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.