Minnesota reports 2,165 new COVID-19 cases, 44 more deaths Sunday

Minnesota health officials reported 2,165 new cases of COVID-19 and 44 additional deaths Sunday. 

The Minnesota Department of Health has reported 436,572 confirmed COVID-19 cases since the first infection was reported in the state in March. About 95% of those cases have recovered to the point where they no longer require isolation. A total of 5,707 people in Minnesota have died from the disease so far. 

The newly reported cases were on a volume of 40,189 tests—a positivity rate of 5.3%.

Of 44 deaths reported, 27 people were residents of long-term care and assisted living facilities.