POLK COUNTY HAS 16 NEW COVID-19 CASES AS MINNESOTA REPORTS 3,882 NEW CASES

As of today (August 31, 2021) in Minnesota, there are now 3,882 new COVID cases that have been reported. Polk County had 16 of those, Pennington county reported 30, Red Lake County 4, Roseau County 2, Marshall County 3, and Mahnomen County 5. The state reported 6 new deaths and none of them were in northwest Minnesota.  

All the data from the Minnesota Department of Health is below.

 

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) 649,964
Total confirmed cases (PCR positive) (cumulative) 600,267
Total probable cases (Antigen positive) (cumulative) 49,697
Newly reported cases 3,882
Newly reported confirmed cases 3,599
Newly reported probable cases 283
County Newly reported confirmed cases Newly reported probable cases
Aitkin 6 0
Anoka 220 39
Becker 15 0
Beltrami 28 1
Benton 31 4
Big Stone 3 0
Blue Earth 59 0
Brown 14 0
Carlton 13 2
Carver 63 17
Cass 42 2
Chippewa 10 1
Chisago 32 1
Clay 15 2
Clearwater 10 0
Cottonwood 7 2
Crow Wing 38 7
Dakota 230 18
Dodge 29 1
Douglas 19 2
Faribault 12 0
Fillmore 16 0
Freeborn 46 1
Goodhue 37 2
Grant 2 0
Hennepin 648 59
Houston 11 1
Hubbard 13 0
Isanti 40 3
Itasca 31 1
Jackson 5 0
Kanabec 7 0
Kandiyohi 47 0
Koochiching 6 2
Lac qui Parle 4 0
Lake 4 0
Lake of the Woods 5 0
Le Sueur 31 2
Lyon 5 1
Mahnomen 5 0
Marshall 3 0
Martin 14 1
McLeod 32 1
Meeker 27 0
Mille Lacs 23 2
Morrison 27 2
Mower 41 1
Murray 1 0
Nicollet 17 0
Nobles 13 8
Norman 3 0
Olmsted 145 0
Otter Tail 30 1
Pennington 30 1
Pine 17 4
Pipestone 4 0
Polk 16 1
Pope 2 0
Ramsey 301 19
Red Lake 4 0
Redwood 11 0
Renville 14 0
Rice 39 1
Rock 2 0
Roseau 2 0
Scott 79 16
Sherburne 64 6
Sibley 14 0
St. Louis 90 2
Stearns 130 5
Steele 71 0
Stevens 10 0
Swift 4 0
Todd 13 0
Traverse 2 0
Wabasha 19 7
Wadena 8 0
Waseca 35 0
Washington 162 10
Watonwan 12 0
Wilkin 2 0
Winona 103 2
Wright 93 22
Yellow Medicine 3 0
Unknown/missing 8 0
  • Cases removed: 12
    Cases are removed for many reasons including residence in another state, duplication of cases, and false positive reports.
Newly reported deaths 6
County of residence Age group Number of newly reported deaths
Dakota 80-84 years 1
Hennepin 60-64 years 1
Hennepin 80-84 years 1
Hennepin 85-89 years 1
Rice 80-84 years 1
Stearns 75-79 years 1
Residence type Number of newly reported deaths
Private Residence 4
Long-term Care Facility/Assisted Living 2
Month and year of death Number of newly reported deaths
August 2021 6

Testing

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

Total approximate completed tests (cumulative) 11,456,835
Total approximate number of completed PCR tests (cumulative) 10,379,811
Total approximate number of completed antigen tests (cumulative) 1,077,024

Testing data table

Total approximate number of people tested (cumulative) 5,078,283

Minnesota Case Overview

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

Total positive cases (cumulative) 649,964
Total confirmed cases (PCR positive) (cumulative) 600,267
Total probable cases (Antigen positive) (cumulative) 49,697

Positive cases by date specimen collected data table

Total number of health care workers (cumulative) 44,781

Patients no longer needing isolation

Patients no longer needing isolation (cumulative) 630,243

Deaths

Deaths of confirmed cases in Minnesota, data in table below

Total deaths (cumulative) 7,811
Deaths from confirmed cases (cumulative) 7,382
Deaths from probable cases (cumulative) 429
Deaths among cases that resided in long-term care or assisted living facilities (cumulative) 4,544

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) 35,121
Total cases hospitalized in ICU (cumulative) 7,139

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.