ST. PAUL -- Another 679 people have tested positive for COVID-19 Sunday according to the Minnesota Department of Health.

The has now been over 75,000 people who have tested positive for the virus since January.

In the tri-county area Stearns County had 25 new cases, Sherburne County had 5 and Benton County had 4.

The state also reported one more death related to COVID-19 bringing Minnesota's death total to 1,817.

MDH says there are 306 people hospitalized, with 131 in the ICU, both down from the day before.

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