MINNESOTA REPORTS 2,077 NEW COVID CASES AND 31 DEATHS, POLK COUNTY HAS 13 NEW CASES

The Minnesota Department of Health released the COVID-19 numbers for today and the state reported 2,077 cases with 31 deaths. 0 deaths were reported in northwest Minnesota. Polk County reported 13 new cases with eight probable, Roseau County had 10, Mahnomen County had 6, Pennington County had 6 with two probable, Norman County had 4 with four probable, and Marshall County had 3 with two probable.

All the information is below –

Updated September 29, 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) 708,220
Total confirmed cases (PCR positive) (cumulative) 649,234
Total probable cases (Antigen positive) (cumulative) 58,986
Newly reported cases 2,077
Newly reported confirmed cases 1,662
Newly reported probable cases 415
County Newly reported confirmed cases Newly reported probable cases
Aitkin 6 0
Anoka 81 63
Becker 30 3
Beltrami 14 20
Benton 28 2
Blue Earth 17 2
Brown 16 0
Carlton 7 8
Carver 23 25
Cass 13 3
Chippewa 1 0
Chisago 29 11
Clay 18 23
Clearwater 4 4
Cook 1 0
Cottonwood 0 1
Crow Wing 45 4
Dakota 88 22
Dodge 5 0
Douglas 17 6
Faribault 10 0
Fillmore 9 0
Freeborn 13 0
Goodhue 11 1
Hennepin 198 56
Houston 12 1
Hubbard 14 3
Isanti 14 7
Itasca 29 1
Jackson 1 0
Kanabec 4 2
Kandiyohi 22 0
Kittson 3 1
Koochiching 2 0
Lake 10 0
Lake of the Woods 1 0
Le Sueur 12 0
Lincoln 5 1
Lyon 15 1
Mahnomen 6 0
Marshall 3 2
Martin 10 6
McLeod 9 2
Meeker 6 1
Mille Lacs 10 1
Morrison 19 2
Mower 14 2
Murray 4 4
Nicollet 13 0
Nobles 9 2
Norman 4 4
Olmsted 48 0
Otter Tail 15 8
Pennington 6 2
Pine 10 2
Pipestone 1 0
Polk 13 8
Pope 3 2
Ramsey 100 13
Red Lake 0 1
Redwood 10 0
Renville 6 0
Rice 19 3
Rock 1 0
Roseau 10 0
Scott 32 23
Sherburne 32 8
Sibley 7 1
St. Louis 91 7
Stearns 107 6
Steele 9 0
Stevens 1 0
Swift 3 0
Todd 19 0
Traverse 2 0
Wabasha 14 0
Wadena 17 0
Waseca 8 0
Washington 57 10
Watonwan 4 2
Wilkin 3 3
Winona 10 1
Wright 54 16
Yellow Medicine 14 2
Unknown/missing 1 0
  • Cases removed: 15
    Cases are removed for many reasons including residence in another state, duplication of cases, and false positive reports.
Newly reported deaths 31
County of residence Age group Number of newly reported deaths
Anoka 70-74 years 2
Anoka 75-79 years 1
Anoka 80-84 years 2
Anoka 90-94 years 1
Blue Earth 95-99 years 1
Cass 75-79 years 1
Dakota 80-84 years 1
Hennepin 65-69 years 1
Hennepin 70-74 years 1
Hennepin 95-99 years 1
Mille Lacs 75-79 years 1
Pine 65-69 years 1
Pine 85-89 years 1
Ramsey 35-39 years 1
Ramsey 75-79 years 1
Rice 70-74 years 1
Scott 50-54 years 1
Scott 60-64 years 1
Scott 70-74 years 2
Scott 90-94 years 1
Sherburne 65-69 years 1
Sherburne 70-74 years 1
Sherburne 85-89 years 1
St. Louis 70-74 years 1
St. Louis 75-79 years 1
St. Louis 85-89 years 1
Stearns 95-99 years 1
Wright 70-74 years 1
Residence type Number of newly reported deaths
Private Residence 25
Long-term Care Facility/Assisted Living 6
Month and year of death Number of newly reported deaths
November 2020 1
August 2021 2
September 2021 28

Testing

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

Total approximate completed tests (cumulative) 12,463,002
Total approximate number of completed PCR tests (cumulative) 11,171,239
Total approximate number of completed antigen tests (cumulative) 1,291,763

Testing data table

Total approximate number of people tested (cumulative) 5,617,668

Minnesota Case Overview

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

Total positive cases (cumulative) 708,220
Total confirmed cases (PCR positive) (cumulative) 649,234
Total probable cases (Antigen positive) (cumulative) 58,986

Positive cases by date specimen collected data table

Total number of health care workers (cumulative) 46,913

Patients no longer needing isolation

Patients no longer needing isolation (cumulative) 682,682

Deaths

Deaths of confirmed cases in Minnesota, data in table below

Total deaths (cumulative) 8,140
Deaths from confirmed cases (cumulative) 7,675
Deaths from probable cases (cumulative) 465
Deaths among cases that resided in long-term care or assisted living facilities (cumulative) 4,634

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) 37,909
Total cases hospitalized in ICU (cumulative) 7,677

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.