(St. Paul, MN) -- Ahead of Johnson and Johnson vaccines becoming available Friday, coronavirus case numbers and deaths jumped Thursday in Minnesota.

949 new cases were reported by the department of health over the past day, including 13 in Clay County.

14 additional deaths were also reported over the past 24 hours.

948,127 Minnesotans have received at least one dose of a Coronavirus vaccine, while 500,188 residents have finished the vaccine cycle.