MINNESOTA REPORTS 1,436 NEW COVID CASES, POLK COUNTY HAS 13

The Minnesota Department of Health has released the COVID numbers for today (September 1, 2021) and the state is reporting 1,436 new cases with six deaths.  Polk County is reporting 13 new cases with one probable case.  Roseau County had 15, Pennington County – 8, Red Lake County – 7, Marshall County – 4, Mahnomen County – 2, and Lake of the Woods County – 2.  All the information is below.

Updated September 1, 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) 651,388
Total confirmed cases (PCR positive) (cumulative) 601,463
Total probable cases (Antigen positive) (cumulative) 49,925
Newly reported cases 1,436
Newly reported confirmed cases 1,199
Newly reported probable cases 237
County Newly reported confirmed cases Newly reported probable cases
Aitkin 4 1
Anoka 58 25
Becker 6 1
Beltrami 17 0
Benton 10 2
Big Stone 1 0
Blue Earth 14 0
Brown 11 0
Carlton 3 1
Carver 18 13
Cass 17 0
Chippewa 3 0
Chisago 18 2
Clay 16 5
Clearwater 3 0
Cottonwood 3 0
Crow Wing 25 0
Dakota 66 27
Dodge 9 0
Douglas 11 1
Faribault 4 0
Fillmore 4 0
Freeborn 9 2
Goodhue 7 1
Grant 3 0
Hennepin 207 66
Houston 3 1
Hubbard 17 0
Isanti 10 1
Itasca 13 1
Jackson 1 0
Kanabec 5 1
Kandiyohi 19 0
Koochiching 3 3
Lac qui Parle 3 0
Lake 1 0
Lake of the Woods 2 0
Le Sueur 7 0
Lincoln 1 0
Lyon 2 0
Mahnomen 2 0
Marshall 4 0
Martin 6 0
McLeod 17 1
Meeker 9 1
Mille Lacs 15 0
Morrison 3 1
Mower 9 2
Murray 2 0
Nicollet 5 0
Nobles 12 0
Olmsted 24 0
Otter Tail 14 1
Pennington 8 5
Pine 9 3
Pipestone 1 0
Polk 13 1
Pope 8 0
Ramsey 106 12
Red Lake 7 0
Redwood 0 1
Renville 2 1
Rice 19 0
Rock 3 0
Roseau 15 0
Scott 19 13
Sherburne 28 14
Sibley 6 0
St. Louis 30 4
Stearns 36 0
Steele 24 0
Swift 1 0
Todd 6 0
Wabasha 2 0
Waseca 6 0
Washington 38 9
Watonwan 1 0
Wilkin 3 0
Winona 8 0
Wright 42 14
Yellow Medicine 2 0
Unknown/missing 0 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 Newly reported deaths
Beltrami 70-74 years 1
Carver 50-54 years 1
Hennepin 50-54 years 1
Hennepin 95-99 years 1
Kandiyohi 75-79 years 1
St. Louis 80-84 years 1
Residence type Number of newly reported deaths
Private Residence 5
Long-term Care Facility/Assisted Living 1
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) 11,486,181
Total approximate number of completed PCR tests (cumulative) 10,401,750
Total approximate number of completed antigen tests (cumulative) 1,084,431

Testing data table

Total approximate number of people tested (cumulative) 5,094,127

Minnesota Case Overview

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

Total positive cases (cumulative) 651,388
Total confirmed cases (PCR positive) (cumulative) 601,463
Total probable cases (Antigen positive) (cumulative) 49,925

Positive cases by date specimen collected data table

Total number of health care workers (cumulative) 44,876

Patients no longer needing isolation

Patients no longer needing isolation (cumulative) 631,796

Deaths

Deaths of confirmed cases in Minnesota, data in table below

Total deaths (cumulative) 7,817
Deaths from confirmed cases (cumulative) 7,386
Deaths from probable cases (cumulative) 431
Deaths among cases that resided in long-term care or assisted living facilities (cumulative) 4,545

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) 35,329
Total cases hospitalized in ICU (cumulative) 7,183

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