The Minnesota Department of Health reported another 3,489 confirmed cases of COVID-19, 284 probable cases from antigen testing and 94 deaths on Friday. The confirmed cases were found in 53,480 completed tests for a positive rate of 6.5 percent.

Polk County had 24 reported confirmed cases and 3 deaths (a 50-54-year-old, a 65-69-year-old, and a 70-74-year-old), Roseau County-14 cases, Marshall County-13 cases, Kittson County-9 cases, Lake of the Woods County-5 cases, Mahnomen County-5 cases, Pennington County-4 cases, and Norman County-2 cases.

Updated December 11, 2020
Updated daily at 11 a.m., with data current as of 4 p.m. the previous day.

Data is for cases that were tested and returned positive. All data is preliminary and may change as cases are investigated. Many data points are collected during case interviews. Data presented below is for all cases, regardless of interview status. Data for cases pending interview may be listed as “unknown/missing.”

Positive PCR test results are considered confirmed cases. Positive antigen test results are considered probable cases.

All probable cases get the same public health follow up and recommendations as cases confirmed by PCR tests.

Daily Update:

Because all data is preliminary, the change in number of cumulative positive cases and deaths from one day to the next may not equal the newly reported cases or deaths.

Total positive cases (cumulative) 370,968
Total confirmed cases (PCR positive) (cumulative) 361,276
Total probable cases (Antigen positive) (cumulative) 9,692
Newly reported cases 3,773
Newly reported confirmed cases 3,489
Newly reported probable cases 284
Newly reported deaths 94


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

Total approximate completed tests (cumulative) 4,789,829
Total approximate number of completed PCR tests (cumulative) 4,645,205
Total approximate number of completed antigen tests (cumulative) 144,624

Testing data table

Total approximate number of people tested (cumulative) 2,726,470

Minnesota Case Overview

Graph of confirmed cases of COVID-19 by specimen collection date, data in table below.

Total positive cases (cumulative) 370,968
Total confirmed cases (PCR positive) (cumulative) 361,276
Total probable cases (Antigen positive) (cumulative) 9,692

Positive cases by date specimen collected data table

Total number of health care workers (cumulative) 27,571

Patients no longer needing isolation

Patients no longer needing isolation (cumulative) 327,509


Deaths of confirmed cases in Minnesota, data in table below

Total deaths (cumulative) 4,292
Deaths from confirmed cases (cumulative) 4,186
Deaths from probable cases (cumulative) 106
Deaths among cases that resided in long-term care or assisted living facilities (cumulative) 2,819

Deaths data table

Total non-laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 deaths (death certificate) (cumulative) 59


Minnesota COVID-19 hospitalizations, data in table below

Total cases hospitalized (cumulative) 19,251
Total cases hospitalized in ICU (cumulative) 4,188

Hospitalization data table

Case Demographics


Age group data table:
Including age group of deaths


Gender data table

Race & Ethnicity

Race and ethnicity data table:
Including race and ethnicity of deaths

Likely Exposure

Likely exposure data table

Not all cases among health care workers have a likely exposure as health care staff.


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.

County of residence data table:
Including county of residence of deaths

Residence Type

Residence type data table

Weekly Report

This report includes more detailed information on testing, demographics, syndromic surveillance, and more. Updated every Thursday.

Facilities with Cases & Exposures

Cases in Pre-K through Grade 12 School Buildings, by County

Congregate Care Facilities with Exposures, by County

Other Statistics

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