MDH Reports 6,812 New Coronavirus Cases on Friday and 68 Additional Deaths

On Friday, Minnesota health officials reported 6,812 new coronavirus cases and 68 more deaths.


According to the Minnesota Department of Health, 3,150 people have died because of the virus so far.  A total of 2,159 of those deaths have occurred in long term care facilities.


A total of 256,700 cases have been confirmed in the state since the pandemic began.  Of those, 202,432 people no longer need to self isolate.