May 8

 

Situation Update for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

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 8, 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.

Testing

Total approximate number of completed tests: 101,270

  • Total approximate number of completed tests from the MDH Public Health Lab: 14,397
  • Total approximate number of completed tests from external laboratories: 86,873

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

Testing data table

Minnesota Case Overview

  • Total positive: 10,088
    • Number of health care workers: 1,270

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

Positive case data table

  • Patients no longer needing isolation: 5,697

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: 534
    • Deaths among cases that resided in long-term care or assisted living facilities: 434

Deaths of confirmed cases in Minnesota, data in table below

Hospitalization

Total cases requiring hospitalization: 1,549

  • Hospitalized as of today: 473
    • Hospitalized in ICU as of today: 198

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

  • 49% female, 49% male, <1% other, 2% 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 2 0
Anoka 477 27
Becker 22 0
Beltrami 6 0
Benton 76 2
Big Stone 2 0
Blue Earth 55 0
Brown 9 1
Carlton 64 0
Carver 69 0
Cass 7 0
Chippewa 5 0
Chisago 18 1
Clay 229 15
Clearwater 2 0
Cottonwood 43 0
Crow Wing 24 1
Dakota 364 12
Dodge 24 0
Douglas 15 0
Faribault 7 0
Fillmore 12 1
Freeborn 41 0
Goodhue 25 0
Grant 2 0
Hennepin 3,153 362
Houston 2 0
Isanti 7 0
Itasca 24 0
Jackson 29 0
Kanabec 5 0
Kandiyohi 261 1
Kittson 1 0
Koochiching 1 0
Lac qui Parle 2 0
Lake 1 0
Le Sueur 28 0
Lincoln 3 0
Lyon 16 0
Mahnomen 2 1
Marshall 8 0
Martin 111 4
McLeod 8 0
Meeker 20 0
Mille Lacs 6 1
Morrison 12 0
Mower 37 0
Murray 26 0
Nicollet 18 2
Nobles 1,177 2
Norman 9 0
Olmsted 351 9
Otter Tail 21 0
Pennington 1 0
Pine 61 0
Pipestone 6 0
Polk 45 0
Pope 5 0
Ramsey 800 42
Red Lake 1 0
Redwood 3 0
Renville 6 0
Rice 81 1
Rock 19 0
Roseau 1 0
Scott 121 1
Sherburne 95 1
Sibley 3 0
St. Louis 90 12
Stearns 1,274 4
Steele 45 0
Stevens 1 0
Swift 3 0
Todd 29 0
Traverse 3 0
Wabasha 13 0
Wadena 4 0
Waseca 13 0
Washington 211 12
Watonwan 19 0
Wilkin 11 3
Winona 68 15
Wright 83 1
Yellow Medicine 3 0
Unknown/missing 31 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.