(Montevideo, MN) — The Minnesota Department of Health is reporting just over 16,300 cases of COVID-19 in the state. The death toll now stands at 731 with the overwhelming majority of those coming from long term care or assisted living facilities. Locally, there are 30 cases in Chippewa County, 26 in Lyon, 13 in Swift, 3 in Yellow Medicine, and 2 in Lac Qui Parle County. Across the state, over 10,700 people have recovered from the virus.