MINNESOTA REPORTS MOST COVID-19 DEATHS IN ONE DAY, POLK COUNTY REPORTS 19 CASES

The Minnesota Department of Health has reported 21 new COVID-19 deaths, the highest total to date, for a total of 200 deaths so far.  Polk County is at 19 positive cases, due in large part to the breakout at LM Wind Power.  Norman County is reporting six cases.  Red Lake, Pennington, Kittson, Mahnomen, and Roseau counties are reporting one positive test each.  All the numbers are below. 

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.
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 April 23, 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: 51,548

  • Total approximate number of completed tests from the MDH Public Health Lab: 10,738
  • Total approximate number of completed tests from external laboratories: 40,810

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

Testing data table

Minnesota Case Overview

Total positive: 2,942

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

Positive case data table

  • Patients no longer needing isolation: 1,536

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

No longer needing isolation data table

  • Deaths:200

Deaths of confirmed cases in Minnesota, data in table below

Deaths data table

Hospitalization

Total cases requiring hospitalization: 712

  • Hospitalized as of today: 268
    • Hospitalized in ICU as of today: 104

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

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

Gender

  • 51% female, 49% 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

Cases can have more than one race.

Likely Exposure

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

Likely exposure data table

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

More about location data

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Residence Type

Residence type for confirmed COVID-19   cases in Minnesota: data in table below.

Residence type data table

Care Facilities

Congregate Care Facilities with Exposures, by County