Minnesota health officials reported on Wednesday 788 new cases of the coronavirus and 17 more deaths.
According to the Minnesota Department of Health 6,507 people have died because of the virus. A total of 4,064 of those deaths occurred in long term care facilities.
A total of 486,434 cases have been confirmed in Minnesota since the pandemic began last year. Of those, 473,252 people no longer need to self isolate.