Minnesota records 5 new COVID-19 deaths, 519 cases

Published: Jul. 5, 2020 at 4:14 PM CDT
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Minnesota health officials have reported 5 new deaths from COVID-19 along with 519 confirmed cases over the last two days.

All of the deaths reported were residents of long-term care or assisted living facilities, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reported.

So far, the Minnesota Department of Health has reported 1,471 people have died statewide from the virus.

A total of 38,136 people have tested positive for COVID-19 during the pandemic.

The number of people who are hospitalized from the virus has decreased in the last several weeks, but 253 people remain hospitalized.

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