Minnesota Health Officials reported on Tuesday 1,612 new cases of the coronavirus and 18 more deaths.
According to the Minnesota Department of Health, 5,461 people have died because of the virus. A total of 3,513 of those deaths have occurred in long term care facilities.
A total of 425,261 cases have been confirmed in Minnesota since the pandemic began. Of those, 406,667 people no longer need to self isolate.