Minnesota Health Officials reported Thursday 2,004 new cases of the coronavirus and 44 more deaths.
According to the Minnesota Department of Health, 5,572 people have died because of the virus. A total of 3,576 of those deaths have occurred in long term care facilities.
A total of 429,570 cases have been confirmed in Minnesota since the pandemic began in March of last year. Of those, 408,510 people no longer need to self isolate.