MINNESOTA REPORTS 6,203 NEW COVID CASES AND 11 DEATHS, POLK COUNTY HAS 40 NEW CASES

The Minnesota Department of Health released the COVID-19 numbers for today and the state reported 6,203 cases with 11 deaths. 0 deaths were reported in northwest Minnesota. Polk County reported 40 new cases with seven probable, Roseau County had 11, Mahnomen County had 9 with two probable, Pennington County had 8 with ten probable, Norman County had seven with two probable. Marshall County had 7 with four probable and Red Lake County had 5 with four probable.

All the information is below –

Updated September 28, 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) 706,158
Total confirmed cases (PCR positive) (cumulative) 647,562
Total probable cases (Antigen positive) (cumulative) 58,596
Newly reported cases 6,203
Newly reported confirmed cases 5,382
Newly reported probable cases 821
County Newly reported confirmed cases Newly reported probable cases
Aitkin 17 1
Anoka 377 92
Becker 50 19
Beltrami 44 66
Benton 86 0
Big Stone 9 1
Blue Earth 59 4
Brown 40 5
Carlton 33 8
Carver 72 34
Cass 57 9
Chippewa 7 0
Chisago 71 7
Clay 29 8
Clearwater 18 26
Cook 2 0
Cottonwood 6 4
Crow Wing 112 12
Dakota 283 65
Dodge 24 0
Douglas 47 12
Faribault 22 1
Fillmore 32 0
Freeborn 54 0
Goodhue 38 4
Grant 3 1
Hennepin 819 124
Houston 11 0
Hubbard 20 7
Isanti 47 8
Itasca 76 0
Jackson 5 1
Kanabec 24 2
Kandiyohi 65 1
Kittson 4 0
Koochiching 31 1
Lac qui Parle 4 0
Lake 23 1
Lake of the Woods 3 0
Le Sueur 30 3
Lincoln 5 1
Lyon 33 18
Mahnomen 9 2
Marshall 7 4
Martin 36 7
McLeod 56 0
Meeker 37 1
Mille Lacs 29 3
Morrison 59 2
Mower 67 2
Murray 5 4
Nicollet 38 0
Nobles 22 2
Norman 7 2
Olmsted 151 1
Otter Tail 80 13
Pennington 8 10
Pine 35 11
Pipestone 4 0
Polk 40 7
Pope 7 2
Ramsey 329 42
Red Lake 5 4
Redwood 31 4
Renville 28 1
Rice 56 7
Rock 12 6
Roseau 11 0
Scott 103 36
Sherburne 112 25
Sibley 18 1
St. Louis 250 7
Stearns 274 2
Steele 65 2
Stevens 19 0
Swift 9 0
Todd 45 3
Traverse 6 1
Wabasha 41 0
Wadena 38 2
Waseca 21 2
Washington 191 23
Watonwan 15 1
Wilkin 4 0
Winona 39 0
Wright 121 26
Yellow Medicine 26 7
Unknown/missing 24 0
  • Cases removed: 11
    Cases are removed for many reasons including residence in another state, duplication of cases, and false positive reports.
Newly reported deaths 11
County of residence Age group Number of newly reported deaths
Anoka 65-69 years 1
Fillmore 80-84 years 1
Grant 85-89 years 1
Hennepin 60-64 years 1
Hennepin 80-84 years 1
Isanti 75-79 years 1
Nobles 55-59 years 1
Redwood 80-84 years 1
Rice 70-74 years 1
Washington 85-89 years 1
Washington 90-94 years 1
Residence type Number of newly reported deaths
Private Residence 7
Long-term Care Facility/Assisted Living 4
Month and year of death Number of newly reported deaths
September 2021 11

Testing

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

Total approximate completed tests (cumulative) 12,427,807
Total approximate number of completed PCR tests (cumulative) 11,146,117
Total approximate number of completed antigen tests (cumulative) 1,281,690

Testing data table

Total approximate number of people tested (cumulative) 5,599,254

Minnesota Case Overview

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

Total positive cases (cumulative) 706,158
Total confirmed cases (PCR positive) (cumulative) 647,562
Total probable cases (Antigen positive) (cumulative) 58,596

Positive cases by date specimen collected data table

Total number of health care workers (cumulative) 46,833

Patients no longer needing isolation

Patients no longer needing isolation (cumulative) 680,339

Deaths

Deaths of confirmed cases in Minnesota, data in table below

Total deaths (cumulative) 8,109
Deaths from confirmed cases (cumulative) 7,646
Deaths from probable cases (cumulative) 463
Deaths among cases that resided in long-term care or assisted living facilities (cumulative) 4,628

Deaths data table

Total non-laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 deaths (death certificate) (cumulative) 103

Hospitalizations

Minnesota COVID-19 hospitalizations, data in table below

Total cases hospitalized (cumulative) 37,670
Total cases hospitalized in ICU (cumulative) 7,644

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.