611 new COVID-19 cases in Minnesota

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Published: Jul. 16, 2020 at 11:16 AM CDT
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ST. PAUL, MINN. (Valley News Live) - The Minnesota Department of Health is reporting 611 new cases of COVID-19 in the state, bringing the active case count to 4,531.

Eight new deaths are reported from the virus, bringing the death toll to 1,526. Of those deaths, 1,179 happened in a nursing home or long-term care facility. 40 deaths are listed as ‘probable’ COVID, meaning a positive result isn’t on file.

249 Minnesotans are in the hospital and 103 of them are in the ICU.

38,290 people are listed as recovered.

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