COVID-19 updated

The daily COVID-19 situation update provided by the Minnesota Department of Health today lists Koochiching County at 159 positive cumulative COVID-19 cases, with four deaths. MDH reported 149 positive cases in the county on Thursday.

The local number of people no longer needing isolation is 127. The number is updated weekly on Thursdays.

MDH notes that 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."

Not all suspected cases of COVID-19 are tested, so this data is not representative of the total number of people in Minnesota who have or had COVID-19. Cumulative numbers are since Jan. 20, 2020.


Statewide numbers for today include:

121,090 total positive cases, cumulative

1,704 newly reported cases

5 newly reported deaths

2,477,132 approximate number of completed tests

106,774 patients no longer needing isolation

2,217 deaths

The Minnesota Department of Health does not release location data other than county of residence due to state and federal health data privacy laws.

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