Minnesota health officials reported on Wednesday 1,237 new cases of the coronavirus and 34 more deaths.
According to the Minnesota Department of Health, 5,979 people have died because of the virus. A total of 3,810 of those deaths have occurred in long term care facilities.
A total of 449,492 cases have been confirmed in Minnesota since the pandemic began last year. Of those 432,738 people no longer need to self isolate.