COVID-19 death toll nears 1,000 in Minnesota
The Minnesota Department of Health is reporting 29 new COVID-19 deaths, bringing the death toll close to 1,000.
A total of 996 people have died from the virus, with 811 of them living in a nursing home or long-term care facility.
590 new cases were reported today, bringing the active case count to 5,605.
16,930 people have recovered from the virus since the outbreak started in the state.
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