May 4

Situation Update for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)


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Data is for cases that were tested and returned positive. Numbers are cumulative since Jan. 20, 2020. All data are preliminary and may change as cases are investigated. Many data points are collected during case interviews. Data presented below are for all cases, regardless of interview status. Data for cases pending interview may be listed as “unknown/missing”.

Not all suspected cases of COVID-19 are tested, so this data is not representative of the total number of people in Minnesota who have or had COVID-19.

Updated May 4, 2020.
Updated daily at 11 a.m., with data current as of 4 p.m. the previous day.
Data for April 12 was as of 8 p.m. the previous day.

Dates provided are those when the case, hospitalization, or death was first posted in this situation report.

On this page:
Testing
Minnesota Case Overview
Hospitalization
Case Demographics
Likely Exposure
Residence
Care Facilities

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Testing

Total approximate number of completed tests: 85,941

  • Total approximate number of completed tests from the MDH Public Health Lab: 13,241
  • Total approximate number of completed tests from external laboratories: 72,700

Graph of Laboratory testing for COVID-19 (SARS-COV-2), data in table below.

Testing data table

Minnesota Case Overview

Total positive: 7,234

Graph of confirmed cases of COVID-19, data in table below.

Positive case data table

  • Patients no longer needing isolation: 4,212

Patients no longer needing isolation in Minnesota, data in table below

No longer needing isolation data table

Patients no longer needing isolation represents individuals with confirmed COVID-19 who no longer need to self-isolate, including those who have died.

  • Deaths: 428
    • Deaths among cases that resided in long-term care or assisted living facilities: 345

Deaths of confirmed cases in Minnesota, data in table below

Deaths data table

Hospitalization

Total cases requiring hospitalization: 1,271

  • Hospitalized as of today: 396
    • Hospitalized in ICU as of today: 166

Minnesota COVID-19 hospitalizations , data in table below

Hospitalization data table

Case Demographics

Age

Age Groups for confirmed COVID-19   cases in Minnesota, data in table below.

Age group data table:
Including age group of deaths

More age data: Age median and range (all cases, non-hospitalized, hospitalized and deaths)

Gender

  • 47% female, 49% male, <1% other, 3% unknown/missing

Percentages have been rounded.

Race & Ethnicity

Race and ethnicity for confirmed COVID-19 cases in Minnesota: data in table below.

Race and ethnicity data table:
Including race and ethnicity of deaths

Health care

  • Number of health care workers: 1,040

Likely Exposure

Likely exposure for confirmed COVID-19   cases in Minnesota: data in table below.

Likely exposure data table

Not all cases among health care workers have a likely exposure as health care staff.

Residence

Cases by County of Residence

County of residence is confirmed during the case interview. At the time of this posting not all interviews have been completed. The county residence data may not equal the total number of reported positive cases.

County of residence data table:
Including county of residence of deaths

County Cases Deaths
Aitkin 1 0
Anoka 299 17
Becker 13 0
Beltrami 6 0
Benton 35 1
Big Stone 2 0
Blue Earth 50 0
Brown 9 1
Carlton 60 0
Carver 27 0
Cass 7 0
Chippewa 3 0
Chisago 13 1
Clay 190 13
Clearwater 2 0
Cottonwood 37 0
Crow Wing 21 1
Dakota 215 11
Dodge 21 0
Douglas 7 0
Faribault 7 0
Fillmore 13 1
Freeborn 36 0
Goodhue 23 0
Grant 1 0
Hennepin 2,298 284
Houston 1 0
Isanti 6 0
Itasca 12 0
Jackson 24 0
Kanabec 1 0
Kandiyohi 188 1
Kittson 1 0
Koochiching 1 0
Lac qui Parle 2 0
Le Sueur 26 0
Lincoln 3 0
Lyon 9 0
Mahnomen 2 0
Marshall 7 0
Martin 108 4
McLeod 4 0
Meeker 17 0
Mille Lacs 3 1
Morrison 6 0
Mower 32 0
Murray 17 0
Nicollet 16 2
Nobles 1,011 1
Norman 9 0
Olmsted 305 8
Otter Tail 18 0
Pennington 1 0
Pine 60 0
Pipestone 4 0
Polk 42 0
Ramsey 535 34
Red Lake 1 0
Redwood 3 0
Renville 5 0
Rice 24 1
Rock 16 0
Roseau 1 0
Scott 63 1
Sherburne 61 0
Sibley 2 0
St. Louis 79 11
Stearns 728 2
Steele 24 0
Swift 2 0
Todd 15 0
Traverse 2 0
Wabasha 10 0
Wadena 2 0
Waseca 6 0
Washington 152 12
Watonwan 15 0
Wilkin 11 3
Winona 67 15
Wright 54 1
Yellow Medicine 3 0

County of residence is confirmed during the case interview. At the time of this posting not all interviews have been completed. The county residence data may not equal the total number of reported positive cases.