MDH Reports 1,661 New Coronavirus Cases and 13 Deaths on Thursday

Minnesota health officials reported Thursday 1,661 new cases of the coronavirus and 13 more deaths.


According to the Minnesota Department of Health, 7,204 people have died because of the virus.  A total of 4,376 of those deaths have occurred in long term care facilities.


A total of 584,227 cases have been confirmed in Minnesota since the pandemic began in March of last year.


The Department of Health also reported over 2 million Minnesotans have been vaccinated against the virus.