The Minnesota Department of Health says as of Tuesday there are now 17,029 confirmed COVID-19 cases around the state and an additional 17 reported deaths for a total at 748.  Officials say 608 of the deaths have come at long-term care facilities.

Around the region, health officials says there were another 27 cases diagnosed in Stearns County for a total of 1,740. Kandiyohi County saw another 3 newly reported cases for a total of 415.  Douglas County is now up to 21 cases, while Crow Wing County has 30 cases.

Hubbard and Cook Counties have had no cases of the coronavirus.

There are currently 229 people in ICU.  The state is also reporting over 11,000 patients are out of isolation.