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St Paul (KROC AM News) -  Minnesota is getting closer to a new COVID-19 milestone.

The Minnesota Dept. of Health says more than 13,000 tests were reported Sunday. That raises the state’s overall total to more than 971,000. It’s likely the total will reach 1-million by the end of the week. 

There were 650 new positive cases reported Sunday. That increased the overall total to almost 52,000. 

Two more deaths were reported. The daily death total has been in the single digits since July 2nd and the overall total now stands at 1576. 

Olmsted County reported 10 new cases Sunday, increasing its total to 1525.

Advisory issued for popular Rochester beach.