MINNESOTA REPORTS 899 POSITIVE COVID TESTS, POLK COUNTY ONLY REPORTS 2

The Minnesota Department of Health is reporting 899 new positive cases of COVID-19 out of 16,010 tests for a positive rate of 6 percent. 3 deaths were reported in today’s report.  There were 209 probable cases with antigen testing.  
Polk County reported two cases and Roseau County had one. All the information is below – 

Updated May 3, 2021
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) 580,340
Total confirmed cases (PCR positive) (cumulative) 540,798
Total probable cases (Antigen positive) (cumulative) 39,542
Newly reported cases 1,105
Newly reported confirmed cases 899
Newly reported probable cases 206
County Newly reported confirmed cases Newly reported probable cases
Aitkin 2 0
Anoka 56 30
Becker 3 0
Beltrami 3 4
Benton 11 1
Blue Earth 20 1
Brown 1 0
Carlton 2 6
Carver 14 11
Cass 3 0
Chippewa 1 0
Chisago 7 2
Clay 12 0
Clearwater 1 2
Cottonwood 2 0
Crow Wing 5 1
Dakota 93 29
Dodge 4 0
Douglas 5 0
Faribault 3 0
Fillmore 1 0
Freeborn 6 0
Goodhue 8 1
Grant 1 0
Hennepin 179 37
Houston 1 0
Isanti 13 1
Itasca 27 1
Kandiyohi 11 0
Koochiching 4 0
Le Sueur 5 3
Lyon 2 0
Martin 4 0
McLeod 5 0
Meeker 7 0
Mille Lacs 4 0
Morrison 16 0
Mower 3 0
Nicollet 6 0
Nobles 3 0
Olmsted 9 1
Otter Tail 4 0
Pine 2 1
Polk 2 0
Pope 12 0
Ramsey 100 20
Renville 5 0
Rice 9 0
Rock 1 0
Roseau 1 0
Scott 17 12
Sherburne 21 7
Sibley 5 4
St. Louis 41 4
Stearns 26 1
Steele 1 0
Todd 5 1
Wabasha 4 0
Wadena 3 1
Waseca 2 0
Washington 45 18
Watonwan 4 0
Winona 1 0
Wright 23 5
Yellow Medicine 0 1
Unknown/missing 2 0
  • Cases removed: 0
    Cases are removed for many reasons including residence in another state, duplication of cases, and false positive reports.
Newly reported deaths 3
County of residence Age group Number of newly reported deaths
Anoka 70-74 years 1
Dakota 50-54 years 1
Otter Tail 30-34 years 1
Residence type Number of newly reported deaths
Private Residence 3

Testing

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

Total approximate completed tests (cumulative) 9,327,363
Total approximate number of completed PCR tests (cumulative) 8,613,847
Total approximate number of completed antigen tests (cumulative) 713,516

Testing data table

Total approximate number of people tested (cumulative) 4,061,256

Minnesota Case Overview

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

Total positive cases (cumulative) 580,340
Total confirmed cases (PCR positive) (cumulative) 540,798
Total probable cases (Antigen positive) (cumulative) 39,542

Positive cases by date specimen collected data table

Total number of health care workers (cumulative) 41,544

Patients no longer needing isolation

Patients no longer needing isolation (cumulative) 559,036

Deaths

Deaths of confirmed cases in Minnesota, data in table below

Total deaths (cumulative) 7,163
Deaths from confirmed cases (cumulative) 6,769
Deaths from probable cases (cumulative) 394
Deaths among cases that resided in long-term care or assisted living facilities (cumulative) 4,370

Deaths data table

Total non-laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 deaths (death certificate) (cumulative) 93

Hospitalizations

Minnesota COVID-19 hospitalizations, data in table below

Total cases hospitalized (cumulative) 30,370
Total cases hospitalized in ICU (cumulative) 6,183

Hospitalization data table

Case Demographics

Age

Age group data table:
Including age group of deaths

Gender

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.

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.

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