COVID-19 Weekly Report - Minnesota Dept. of Health -

COVID-19 Weekly Report

This report includes more detailed information on testing, positive cases, demographics, likely exposure, and syndromic surveillance. Some downloadable data files are also provided below the current report.
Updated weekly on Thursdays at 11 a.m.

Current Report

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Cases by Age Group and Specimen Collection Date. Graph and accessible data available in current weekly report PDF above, downloadable CSV file below.
  • Downloadable data file: Cases by Age Group and Specimen Collection Date (CSV)
    • This data is cases by age group by date of specimen collection in Minnesota. Numbers include confirmed and probable cases.
    • Data is reported by MMWR week, which is the week of the year assigned by the National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System for the purposes of disease reporting and publishing.
    • This data is part of the COVID-19 Weekly Report, provided as a PDF (above), updated every Thursday.
Weekly Percent of Tests Positive by County of Residence. Map and accessible data available in current weekly report PDF above, downloadable CSV file below.
  • Downloadable data file: Weekly Percent of Tests Positive by County of Residence (CSV)
    • This data is the percent of positive tests by county of residence in Minnesota by week of specimen collection.
    • Only tests reported by laboratories reporting both positive and negative results are included in positivity calculations. Percent positive is the percent of positive tests from the total number of tests by county of residence. Numbers include both PCR and antigen tests.
    • Data is reported by MMWR week, which is the week of the year assigned by the National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System for the purposes of disease reporting and publishing.
    • This data is part of the COVID-19 Weekly Report, provided as a PDF (above), updated every Thursday.
Weekly Case Rate by County of Residence. Map and accessible data available in current weekly report PDF above, downloadable CSV file below.
  • Downloadable data file: Weekly Case Rate by County of Residence (CSV)
    • This data is the number of cases by county of residence in Minnesota by week of specimen collection. Numbers include confirmed and probable cases.
    • Cases are individual people who live in Minnesota that tested positive for COVID-19. People are only counted as a case once, even if multiple positive tests are recorded for a person.
    • Data is reported by MMWR week, which is the week of the year assigned by the National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System for the purposes of disease reporting and publishing.
    • This data is part of the COVID-19 Weekly Report, provided as a PDF (above), updated every Thursday.

This data is part of the COVID-19 Weekly Report, provided as a PDF (above), updated every Thursday.

  • Downloadable data file: Cases, Deaths, and No Longer Needing Isolation by County of Residence (CSV)
    This file contains data by county of residence presented in the weekly report PDF file (above) for:
    • Cases (cumulative)
      Cases are individual people who live in Minnesota that tested positive for COVID-19. People are only counted as a case once, even if multiple positive tests are recorded for a person. Numbers include confirmed and probable cases.
    • Deaths (cumulative)
      Deaths (also known as total deaths with laboratory testing) are deaths due to COVID-19 with a positive PCR test (confirmed case) or antigen test (probable case) for SARS-CoV-2, and either COVID-19 is listed on the death certificate, or clinical history/autopsy findings that provide evidence that the death is related to COVID-19 without an alternative cause (i.e. drowning, homicide, trauma, etc.).
    • Cases no longer needing isolation (cumulative)
      Patients no longer needing isolation represents individuals with COVID-19 who no longer need to self-isolate. MDH does not track cases over time to determine whether they have fully recovered. Numbers include confirmed and probable cases.
  • Downloadable data file: Weekly Testing and Case Data (CSV)
    This file contains weekly data presented in the weekly report PDF file (above) for:
    • Number of weekly PCR tests, number of weekly antigen tests, percent of all tests positive, percent of PCR tests positive, percent of antigen tests positive
      Number of tests and percentage positive by date of laboratory testing. Only tests reported by laboratories reporting both positive and negative results are included in positivity calculations. Numbers include both PCR and antigen tests. Percent positive is the percent of positive tests from the total number of tests.
    • New cases
      Cases by week of specimen collection date. Numbers include confirmed and probable cases.
    • New hospitalizations, new ICU hospitalizations
      Cases by week of initial hospitalization, cases by week of ICU hospital admission. Numbers include confirmed and probable cases.
    • Deaths
      Cases by week of death. Numbers include confirmed and probable cases.
    • Health care worker
      This data is for all cases who reported their occupation as health care staff in acute care or congregate care facilities. Not all cases who are health care workers were exposed at work. Numbers include confirmed and probable cases.
    • Child care staff, child care attendee
      Cases of COVID-19 with potential exposure in child care settings by specimen collection date. Cases include children and staff that attended a child care program while infectious, or who test positive and attended a child care program that reported a confirmed case in the past 28 days. Child care programs included: licensed child care centers, certified centers, summer day camps, and school-age care during peacetime emergency. Does not include in-home child cares. Cases by week are by specimen collection date. Numbers include confirmed and probable cases.
    • Pre-K to grade 12 staff, pre-K to grade 12 students, pre-K to grade 12 facilities
      Cases of COVID-19 associated with school staff and students working or attending school at a prekindergarten through grade 12 building while they were able to spread COVID-19. These numbers include cases exposed in a school setting, cases exposed in other settings, and cases where the exposure setting was not confirmed. Schools included are public, non-public, and tribal schools. Cases by week are by specimen collection date. Number of school buildings reporting cases by week are by specimen collection date. Numbers listed as cumulative total are cumulative since Aug. 1, 2020.
    • Institutes of higher education (IHE) cases, facilities
      Cases of COVID-19 affiliated with faculty, staff, and students working or enrolled at a Minnesota Institute of Higher Education (IHE) while they were potentially exposed to or able to spread COVID-19. IHE include colleges, universities, and private career schools. Numbers include confirmed and probable cases. Cases by week are by specimen collection date. Number of facilities that have had cases of COVID-19 in faculty, staff, and students working or enrolled at a Minnesota IHE while they were potentially exposed to or able to spread COVID-19. IHE include colleges, universities, and private career schools. Number of IHE Facilities reporting cases by week are by specimen collection date. Numbers listed as cumulative total are cumulative since Aug. 1, 2020. Numbers include confirmed and probable cases.
    • Cases associated with congregate care settings residents, cases associated with congregate care settings staff
      Cases of COVID-19 associated with staff and residents living in congregate settings by specimen collection date. Congregate care settings include nursing homes, assisted living-type facilities, group homes, and other communal-living settings with a healthcare component. Numbers include confirmed and probable cases.
    • Cases associated with congregate care facilities: Other Congregate Settings, Skilled Nursing Facilities and Transitional Care Units, Assisted Living and Memory Care Facilities, Group Homes and Adult Foster Care Facilities
      Congregate care facilities with confirmed cases in residents, staff, and visiting providers by specimen date. Congregate care settings include nursing homes, assisted living-type facilities, group homes, and other communal-living settings with a healthcare component. Numbers include confirmed and probable cases.

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Past weekly reports will not be updated to reflect changes due to data review or reporting methods.


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