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Minnesota reports 808 new COVID-19 cases and 20 deaths

By: - May 15, 2020 12:12 pm

The coronavirus.

More than 14,200 Minnesotans have tested positive for COVID-19 and 683 have died, according to the Minnesota Department of Health.

The totals reported Friday include 808 new cases and 20 deaths.

More than 5,900 tests were completed between Wednesday and Thursday, the second-highest daily total since the state announced in late April a plan to increase testing capacity. Approximately 134,669 Minnesotans have been tested.

Of the 14,240 people who have tested positive for COVID-19, 8,820 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.