The Minnesota Department of Health has released the latest COVID-19 numbers and an increase of nine deaths for a total of 143.  Polk County remains at three positive cases, Norman County added another positive test for a total of five,  Red Lake County has two.  Mahnomen, Marshall, Kittson, and Roseau counties all have one positive test each.  All the numbers are 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.

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 April 20, 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.


Total approximate number of completed tests: 46,850

  • Total approximate number of completed tests from the MDH Public Health Lab: 10,170
  • Total approximate number of completed tests from external laboratories: 36,680

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

Testing data table

Minnesota Case Overview

Total positive: 2,470

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

Positive case data table

  • Patients no longer needing isolation: 1,202

Patients no longer needing isolation in Minnesota, data in table below

No longer needing isolation data table

  • Deaths:143

Deaths of confirmed cases in Minnesota, data in table below

Deaths data table


Total cases requiring hospitalization: 602

  • Hospitalized as of today: 237
    • Hospitalized in ICU as of today: 126

Minnesota COVID-19 hospitalizations , data in table below

Hospitalization data table

Case Demographics


Age Groups for confirmed COVID-19 cases in Minnesota, data in table below.

Age group data table

More age data: Age median and range (all cases, non-hospitalized, hospitalized and deaths)


  • 52% female, 48% male, 0% other, <1% 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

Cases can have more than one race.

Likely Exposure

Likely exposure for confirmed COVID-19 cases in Minnesota: data in table below.

Likely exposure data table

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