MINNESOTA REPORTS 3,223 NEW COVID CASES AND 25 DEATHS, POLK COUNTY HAS 32 NEW CASES

The Minnesota Department of Health released the COVID-19 numbers for today and the state reported 3,223 cases with 25 deaths. 1 death was reported in northwest Minnesota (Mahnomen County). Polk County reported 32 new cases with six probable, Roseau County had 28 with two probable, Marshall County had 11 with two probable, Norman County had 5 with one probable, Pennington County had 4 with nine probable, Mahnomen County had 2, and Red Lake County had 2.

All the information is below –

Updated October 11, 2021
Updated weekdays at 11 a.m., with data current as of 4 a.m. the previous business 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) 738,843
Total confirmed cases (PCR positive) (cumulative) 675,013
Total probable cases (Antigen positive) (cumulative) 63,830
Newly reported cases 3,223
Newly reported confirmed cases 2,882
Newly reported probable cases 341
County Newly reported confirmed cases Newly reported probable cases
Aitkin 14 0
Anoka 221 29
Becker 14 5
Beltrami 32 6
Benton 30 3
Big Stone 7 1
Blue Earth 32 0
Brown 17 0
Carlton 13 3
Carver 43 8
Cass 20 3
Chippewa 12 0
Chisago 58 7
Clay 16 9
Clearwater 6 0
Cook 1 0
Cottonwood 5 4
Crow Wing 62 4
Dakota 136 37
Dodge 10 0
Douglas 22 6
Faribault 21 0
Fillmore 15 0
Freeborn 32 0
Goodhue 21 0
Grant 5 0
Hennepin 401 64
Houston 7 1
Hubbard 9 2
Isanti 26 7
Itasca 33 2
Jackson 4 2
Kanabec 13 2
Kandiyohi 34 1
Kittson 2 0
Koochiching 3 0
Lac qui Parle 3 1
Lake 9 0
Lake of the Woods 4 0
Le Sueur 20 1
Lincoln 19 0
Lyon 57 0
Mahnomen 2 0
Marshall 11 2
Martin 50 1
McLeod 29 1
Meeker 26 0
Mille Lacs 14 4
Morrison 54 1
Mower 38 1
Murray 8 1
Nicollet 27 0
Nobles 7 1
Norman 5 1
Olmsted 69 2
Otter Tail 41 4
Pennington 4 9
Pine 14 3
Pipestone 8 0
Polk 32 6
Pope 9 2
Ramsey 164 18
Red Lake 2 0
Redwood 16 2
Renville 9 0
Rice 30 2
Rock 2 2
Roseau 28 2
Scott 48 9
Sherburne 53 9
Sibley 11 0
St. Louis 121 1
Stearns 105 6
Steele 35 1
Stevens 3 0
Swift 4 0
Todd 36 5
Traverse 0 4
Wabasha 9 0
Wadena 20 1
Waseca 14 0
Washington 73 9
Watonwan 5 1
Wilkin 4 3
Winona 14 0
Wright 102 14
Yellow Medicine 10 5
Unknown/missing 7 0
  • Cases removed: 26
    Cases are removed for many reasons including residence in another state, duplication of cases, and false positive reports.
Newly reported deaths 25
County of residence Age group Number of newly reported deaths
Anoka 60-64 years 1
Anoka 65-69 years 1
Anoka 75-79 years 1
Carlton 95-99 years 1
Carver 95-99 years 1
Cottonwood 65-69 years 1
Dakota 75-79 years 1
Dodge 70-74 years 1
Douglas 60-64 years 1
Douglas 85-89 years 1
Faribault 85-89 years 1
Hubbard 90-94 years 1
Mahnomen 75-79 years 1
Martin 80-84 years 1
McLeod 80-84 years 1
Morrison 55-59 years 1
Nicollet 75-79 years 1
Nobles 60-64 years 1
Renville 85-89 years 1
St. Louis 35-39 years 1
St. Louis 85-89 years 1
Wadena 55-59 years 1
Washington 70-74 years 1
Washington 80-84 years 1
Wright 70-74 years 1
Residence type Number of newly reported deaths
Private Residence 18
Long-term Care Facility/Assisted Living 7
Month and year of death Number of newly reported deaths
September 2021 4
October 2021 21

Testing

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

Total approximate completed tests (cumulative) 12,901,307
Total approximate number of completed PCR tests (cumulative) 11,515,515
Total approximate number of completed antigen tests (cumulative) 1,385,792

Testing data table

Minnesota Case Overview

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

Total positive cases (cumulative) 738,843
Total confirmed cases (PCR positive) (cumulative) 675,013
Total probable cases (Antigen positive) (cumulative) 63,830

Positive cases by date specimen collected data table

Total number of health care workers (cumulative) 47,802

Patients no longer needing isolation

Patients no longer needing isolation (cumulative) 705,936

Deaths

Deaths of confirmed cases in Minnesota, data in table below

Total deaths (cumulative) 8,320
Deaths from confirmed cases (cumulative) 7,840
Deaths from probable cases (cumulative) 480
Deaths among cases that resided in long-term care or assisted living facilities (cumulative) 4,678

Deaths data table

Total non-laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 deaths (death certificate) (cumulative) 113

Hospitalizations

Minnesota COVID-19 hospitalizations, data in table below

Total cases hospitalized (cumulative) 39,045
Total cases hospitalized in ICU (cumulative) 7,907

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 Thursdays.