St Paul (KROC AM News) - Another 5,000 tests and another 500 positive cases.

That’s the summary of the latest daily report on COVID-19 activity in Minnesota.

The Minnesota Department of Health Sunday reported the number of positive cases has risen to more than 11,000(11271), based on a total of 111,088 tests.

The state recorded its first positive case just over two months ago (March 6).

There were 20 more deaths reported Sunday, raising the total to 578. Fifteen of the latest deaths were residents of nursing homes and/or assisted living facilities.

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