May 1

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 1, 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: 74,829

  • Total approximate number of completed tests from the MDH Public Health Lab: 12,592
  • Total approximate number of completed tests from external laboratories: 62,237

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

Testing data table

Minnesota Case Overview

Total positive: 5,730

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

Positive case data table

  • Patients no longer needing isolation: 2,282

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: 371

Deaths of confirmed cases in Minnesota, data in table below

Deaths data table

Hospitalization

Total cases requiring hospitalization: 1,096

  • Hospitalized as of today: 369
    • Hospitalized in ICU as of today: 118

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, 51% male, 0% other, 1% 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: 953

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 231 11
Becker 5 0
Beltrami 6 0
Benton 21 1
Big Stone 2 0
Blue Earth 38 0
Brown 8 1
Carlton 59 0
Carver 21 0
Cass 5 0
Chippewa 2 0
Chisago 12 1
Clay 165 11
Clearwater 2 0
Cottonwood 23 0
Crow Wing 21 1
Dakota 171 11
Dodge 22 0
Douglas 1 0
Faribault 5 0
Fillmore 12 1
Freeborn 35 0
Goodhue 19 0
Hennepin 1,829 243
Houston 1 0
Isanti 6 0
Itasca 6 0
Jackson 16 0
Kanabec 1 0
Kandiyohi 135 1
Kittson 1 0
Koochiching 1 0
Lac qui Parle 1 0
Le Sueur 25 0
Lincoln 3 0
Lyon 7 0
Mahnomen 2 0
Marshall 2 0
Martin 111 4
McLeod 4 0
Meeker 14 0
Mille Lacs 2 1
Morrison 6 0
Mower 28 0
Murray 16 0
Nicollet 13 2
Nobles 866 1
Norman 8 0
Olmsted 269 8
Otter Tail 14 0
Pennington 1 0
Pine 58 0
Pipestone 2 0
Polk 32 0
Ramsey 405 29
Red Lake 1 0
Redwood 3 0
Renville 4 0
Rice 14 1
Rock 12 0
Roseau 1 0
Scott 46 1
Sherburne 39 0
Sibley 2 0
St. Louis 73 11
Stearns 435 0
Steele 18 0
Swift 2 0
Todd 7 0
Traverse 2 0
Wabasha 9 0
Wadena 1 0
Waseca 4 0
Washington 133 11
Watonwan 14 0
Wilkin 12 3
Winona 66 15
Wright 43 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.