Minnesota Department of Health

Minnesota’s Coronavirus Case Count Jumps as Testing Ramps Up

MINNEAPOLIS (AP)–The Minnesota Department of Health has reported another big jump in coronavirus cases as the state ramps up its testing capacity. The agency says 463 more Minnesotans have tested positive–a new one-day high–to raise the state’s total to 4,644. That total includes 138 new cases in Nobles County of southwestern Minnesota. State and private labs combined to complete 2,915…

Minnesota Coronavirus Cases, Deaths Continue to Rise

ST. PAUL, Minn.–The confirmed cases of COVID-19 and the number of deaths related to the virus continue to rise in Minnesota. The State Health Department reports 214 additional cases, bringing the total to 3,816. Of the total confirmed cases, 1,842 no longer need isolation. Fourteen new deaths were also reported, bringing the total to 286. There are currently, 292 hospitalizations,…

Minnesota Reports Most COVID-19 Deaths in a Single Day

The death toll has reached 200.

ST. PAUL, Minn.–The Minnesota Department of Health reports 21 new deaths related to COVID-19 on Thursday. The spike marks the highest number of deaths in a single day for the state, bringing the death toll to 200. This is the second straight day Minnesota has set a new daily high for deaths. The state reported 19 new deaths on Wednesday….

Minnesota Reports 17 New COVID-19 Related Deaths

The state's death toll has reached 160.

ST. PAUL, Minn.–The Minnesota Department of Health has confirmed 17 additional COVID-19 related deaths since 4 p.m. on Monday. The state’s death toll has reached 160. The Department of Health also reported 97 more people have tested positive for the virus, bringing the total to 2,567. There are currently 237 hospitalizations. Clay County has 68 confirmed cases and three deaths….

COVID-19 Cases In Minnesota Reach 2,356

ST.PAUL, MN – The Minnesota Department of Health reports 143 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state bringing the total number to 2,356. Nobles County’s number of confirmed cases jumped from 36 Saturday to 60, the jump is likely linked to the JBS production plant in Worthington. The department also reports 13 new fatalities for 134 total deaths. Patients in…

Minnesota Reports 159 New COVID-19 Cases, 17 Deaths

The state has a total of 2,071 confirmed cases.

ST. PAUL, Minn.–The Minnesota Department of Health is reporting an additional 159 COVID-19 cases since Thursday, bringing the total to 2,071. The state is also reporting 17 new deaths due to complications with COVID-19. Seventeen marks a record high in a single day for the state, bringing the total to 111. Clay County has the ninth highest number of cases…

Minnesota Department of Health lists long-term care facilities with COVID-19 cases

47 senior living homes are on the list

MINNESOTA — Minnesota Department of Health released the names of the long-term care facilities in which at least one case of COVID-19 was confirmed. According to the department, in this case, an outbreak is defined as “one or more residents, staff or contract workers with laboratory-confirmed COVID-19.” That means some facilities were listed even though they do not have an…

LIVE: Gov. Walz to Address Minnesota’s Latest Efforts to Combat COVID-19

ST. PAUL, Minn.–Gov. Tim Walz is holding a press briefing to discuss Minnesota’s latest efforts to combat COVID-19. The Minnesota Department of Health has reported 789 positive cases of COVID-19 and 22 deaths. For more information, visit health.state.mn.us Categories: Coronavirus, Coronavirus-MN, Health, Minnesota News Tags: Coronavirus, COVID-19, GOV. TIM WALZ, Minnesota Department of Health, PRESS BRIEFING

First COVID-19 Death Reported In Minnesota, Total of 138 Cases In the State

Victim contracted the virus through contact with another COVID-19 case

(FOX 9) – Minnesota has reported its first COVID-19 death, officials announced Saturday. The state now has 138 cases. According to the Minnesota Department of Health, the death occurred March 19 in a Ramsey County resident in their 80s who recently tested positive for COVID-19 and was the contact of an earlier confirmed case. “Gwen and I extend our deepest sympathies to…