Minnesota Covid 19 death toll rises to 17

(St. Paul MN-) Covid 19 cases in Minnesota have increased by 60 from Tuesday to Wednesday, and 5 more people have died. According to the Minnesota Department of Health, the number of cases testing positive for the virus went from 629 to 689, and the death toll went from 12 on Tuesday to 17 Wednesday. They say the median age of those who have died is 84, with an age range of 58 to 95.

No additional cases have been reported in Kandiyohi, Meeker Renville or Stearns Counties. No cases have been reported yet in Chippewa, Swift or Pope Counties.