The case count is the second highest daily increase reported by the state so far, but also comes on a day with the second-highest testing volume.
The Minnesota Department of Health also reported 909 additional cases Wednesday, based on 19,743 new tests.
The Minnesota Department of Health also said Wednesday that the number of confirmed cases is up 462 from Tuesday’s count.
Since the start of the pandemic, a total of 1,927 Minnesotans with COVID-19 have died.
Jeff Zuckerman and his wife, Leah, had been married for 30 years when Leah’s late-onset bipolar disorder upended their ordinary, happy lives.
Of 200 colleges and universities in Minnesota, 65 have had at least one case but a small number have had multiple cases.
The Minnesota Department of Health said Sunday that there have been 57 deaths reported in the last five days, compared to 25 in the previous five days.
Since the start of the pandemic, 1,897 Minnesotans with confirmed cases of COVID-19 have died.
This new condition progresses rapidly and can strike multiple organs and systems, including the heart, lungs, eyes, skin and gastrointestinal system.
Minnesota health officials also said Thursday the share of COVID-19 deaths among residents of long-term care facilities has continued to drop, which they attributed in part to a focus on disease control and a surge of protective equipment at the facilities.
MDH also said Wednesday there have been 81,868 total confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Minnesota, up 260 from Tuesday’s count.
Outbreaks have already occurred on a number of Minnesota college campuses.
“We saw an 18 percent increase nationwide in overdoses in March, a 29 percent increase in April and a 42 percent increase in May,” said Engebreth, who heads Minnesota Outpatient Services at Hazelden-Betty Ford.
Since the start of the pandemic, 1,860 Minnesotans with confirmed cases of COVID-19 have died.
Officials warned that Minnesotans could see case spikes like those in Texas and Iowa if they aren’t careful.
Not much is known about the way COVID-19 and the flu interact.
MDH said Wednesday the number of confirmed cases is up 730 from Tuesday’s count and is based on 27,487 new tests. The increase in case count is largely due to a backlog reported by several labs.
The Minnesota Department of Health also said Tuesday there have been a total of 76,355 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Minnesota since the pandemic started.
One more Minnesotan has died of COVID-19, the Minnesota Department of Health said Monday.
As of Sunday, a total of 1,816 Minnesotans have died due to the COVID-19 pandemic.