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The Minnesota Department of Health released the COVID-19 numbers for today and the state reported 4,603 cases with 12 deaths. One death was reported in northwest Minnesota, in Roseau County. Polk County reported 21 new cases with five probable, Pennington County 8 with eleven probable, Mahnomen County 6, Marshall County – 6 with two probable, Norman County – 2,   Roseau County 2, and Red Lake County – 1.

All the information is below 

Updated September 14, 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) 673,774
Total confirmed cases (PCR positive) (cumulative) 620,517
Total probable cases (Antigen positive) (cumulative) 53,257
Newly reported cases 4,603
Newly reported confirmed cases 3,904
Newly reported probable cases 699
County Newly reported confirmed cases Newly reported probable cases
Aitkin 12 0
Anoka 236 75
Becker 28 6
Beltrami 15 31
Benton 45 1
Big Stone 4 0
Blue Earth 72 5
Brown 34 1
Carlton 11 3
Carver 44 37
Cass 19 7
Chippewa 11 2
Chisago 62 10
Clay 36 18
Clearwater 6 3
Cottonwood 0 2
Crow Wing 50 2
Dakota 269 52
Dodge 23 2
Douglas 27 8
Faribault 16 0
Fillmore 29 0
Freeborn 39 1
Goodhue 27 0
Grant 6 2
Hennepin 679 141
Houston 18 4
Hubbard 18 5
Isanti 19 4
Itasca 39 0
Jackson 0 2
Kanabec 11 0
Kandiyohi 38 1
Kittson 1 0
Koochiching 25 8
Lac qui Parle 5 4
Lake 3 1
Lake of the Woods 4 0
Le Sueur 26 1
Lincoln 1 0
Lyon 7 2
Mahnomen 6 1
Marshall 6 2
Martin 15 1
McLeod 57 3
Meeker 23 1
Mille Lacs 14 4
Morrison 19 0
Mower 41 1
Murray 1 1
Nicollet 37 2
Nobles 6 13
Norman 2 1
Olmsted 137 1
Otter Tail 61 9
Pennington 8 11
Pine 15 5
Pipestone 2 0
Polk 21 5
Pope 9 0
Ramsey 294 30
Red Lake 1 0
Redwood 17 0
Renville 14 0
Rice 53 8
Rock 4 1
Roseau 2 0
Scott 118 47
Sherburne 82 20
Sibley 11 3
St. Louis 133 15
Stearns 150 6
Steele 65 3
Stevens 15 1
Swift 2 0
Todd 33 0
Traverse 0 1
Wabasha 26 0
Wadena 23 1
Waseca 31 1
Washington 155 33
Watonwan 13 0
Wilkin 3 1
Winona 47 0
Wright 102 22
Yellow Medicine 4 4
Unknown/missing 11 0
  • Cases removed: 5
    Cases are removed for many reasons including residence in another state, duplication of cases, and false positive reports.
County of residence Age group Number of newly reported deaths
Anoka 60-64 years 1
Chisago 80-84 years 1
Dakota 65-69 years 1
Lac qui Parle 40-44 years 1
Mower 75-79 years 1
Pine 40-44 years 1
Pine 85-89 years 1
Ramsey 45-49 years 1
Ramsey 70-74 years 1
Rice 90-94 years 1
Roseau 60-64 years 1
Washington 75-79 years 1
Residence type Number of newly reported deaths
Private Residence 7
Long-term Care Facility/Assisted Living 3
Residential Behavioral Health 2
Month and year of death Number of newly reported deaths
August 2021 1
September 2021 11

Testing

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

Total approximate completed tests (cumulative) 11,887,293
Total approximate number of completed PCR tests (cumulative) 10,719,747
Total approximate number of completed antigen tests (cumulative) 1,167,546
Total approximate number of people tested (cumulative) 5,308,481

Minnesota Case Overview

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

Total positive cases (cumulative) 673,774
Total confirmed cases (PCR positive) (cumulative) 620,517
Total probable cases (Antigen positive) (cumulative) 53,257

Positive cases by date specimen collected data table

Total number of health care workers (cumulative) 45,560

Patients no longer needing isolation

Patients no longer needing isolation (cumulative) 652,675

Deaths

Deaths of confirmed cases in Minnesota, data in table below

Total deaths (cumulative) 7,915
Deaths from confirmed cases (cumulative) 7,480
Deaths from probable cases (cumulative) 435
Deaths among cases that resided in long-term care or assisted living facilities (cumulative) 4,567
Total non-laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 deaths (death certificate) (cumulative) 93

Hospitalizations

Minnesota COVID-19 hospitalizations, data in table below

Total cases hospitalized (cumulative) 36,286
Total cases hospitalized in ICU (cumulative) 7,371

Hospitalization data table

Case Demographics

Age

Age group data table:
Including age group of deaths

Gender

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.