MDH Reports 1,611 Cases of the Coronavirus and 13 Deaths on Wednesday

Minnesota health officials reported Wednesday 1,611 new cases of the coronavirus and 13 more deaths.


According to the Minnesota Department of Health, 7,044 people have died because of the virus.  A total of 4,339 of those deaths have occurred in long term care facilities.


A total of 560,450 cases have been confirmed in Minnesota since the pandemic began last year.  About 52% of Minnesotans 16 and older have received at least one vaccine dose and 36% are completely vaccinated.