MINNESOTA REPORTS 395 COVID-19 DEATHS, POLK COUNTY UP TO 36 POSITIVE CASES

The Minnesota Department of Health has released the latest COVID-19 report and the statewide death total has reached 395 with 317 in long-term care or assisted living facilities.
The positive test results continued to climb in Polk County, up to 36 cases. The good news – Polk County hasn’t reported a COVID-19 related death. Marshall County is up to three positive cases, Norman County is reporting 8, Mahnomen and Clearwater are reporting two, and Red Lake, Pennington, Kittson, and Roseau counties are still reporting one case each. All the numbers are listed 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. 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 2, 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: 79,007

  • Total approximate number of completed tests from the MDH Public Health Lab: 12,869
  • Total approximate number of completed tests from external laboratories: 66,138

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

Testing data table

Minnesota Case Overview

Total positive: 6,228

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

Positive case data table

  • Patients no longer needing isolation: 2,397

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: 395
    • Deaths among cases that resided in long-term care or assisted living facilities: 317

Deaths of confirmed cases in Minnesota, data in table below

Deaths data table

Hospitalization

Total cases requiring hospitalization: 1,159

  • Hospitalized as of today: 389
    • Hospitalized in ICU as of today: 135

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, 50% 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

Health care

  • Number of health care workers: 981

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

More about location data

How to use the interactive map

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