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St Paul (KROC AM News) - Some new records are included in the daily report on COVID-19 activity in Minnesota.

The number of tests in the Wednesday report is the highest-to-date for a 24-hour period at more than 5,200. The number of positive cases in the report is just over 700, a new record.

The report also includes a new daily high of 30 deaths. The death toll now stands at 485. Nearly 400 of the total involved residents of nursing homes/assisted living facilities.

The state has now completed more than 93,000 tests and the number of positive cases is approaching 8600.