May 6

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 6, 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: 93,232

  • Total approximate number of completed tests from the MDH Public Health Lab: 13,738
  • Total approximate number of completed tests from external laboratories: 79,494

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

Testing data table

Minnesota Case Overview

  • Total positive: 8,579
    • Number of health care workers: 1,146

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

Positive case data table

  • Patients no longer needing isolation: 5,005

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: 485
    • Deaths among cases that resided in long-term care or assisted living facilities: 391

Deaths of confirmed cases in Minnesota, data in table below

Deaths data table

Hospitalization

Total cases requiring hospitalization: 1,405

  • Hospitalized as of today: 443
    • Hospitalized in ICU as of today: 180

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

  • 48% 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

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 382 24
Becker 16 0
Beltrami 6 0
Benton 59 1
Big Stone 2 0
Blue Earth 53 0
Brown 9 1
Carlton 61 0
Carver 51 0
Cass 7 0
Chippewa 4 0
Chisago 14 1
Clay 215 14
Clearwater 2 0
Cottonwood 42 0
Crow Wing 21 1
Dakota 292 12
Dodge 21 0
Douglas 12 0
Faribault 8 0
Fillmore 12 1
Freeborn 38 0
Goodhue 23 0
Grant 1 0
Hennepin 2,764 325
Houston 1 0
Isanti 7 0
Itasca 24 0
Jackson 25 0
Kanabec 2 0
Kandiyohi 211 1
Kittson 1 0
Koochiching 1 0
Lac qui Parle 2 0
Le Sueur 26 0
Lincoln 3 0
Lyon 11 0
Mahnomen 2 1
Marshall 7 0
Martin 111 4
McLeod 6 0
Meeker 18 0
Mille Lacs 5 1
Morrison 9 0
Mower 35 0
Murray 20 0
Nicollet 17 2
Nobles 1,082 2
Norman 9 0
Olmsted 322 8
Otter Tail 19 0
Pennington 1 0
Pine 61 0
Pipestone 4 0
Polk 43 0
Pope 1 0
Ramsey 656 38
Red Lake 1 0
Redwood 3 0
Renville 6 0
Rice 30 1
Rock 18 0
Roseau 1 0
Scott 90 1
Sherburne 80 1
Sibley 2 0
St. Louis 86 11
Stearns 975 3
Steele 29 0
Swift 2 0
Todd 18 0
Traverse 2 0
Wabasha 10 0
Wadena 3 0
Waseca 7 0
Washington 181 12
Watonwan 15 0
Wilkin 11 3
Winona 68 15
Wright 69 1
Yellow Medicine 3 0
Unknown/missing 11 0

County of residence is confirmed during the case intervie