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COVID-19 in MN: 12 deaths, 470 newly reported cases, 6,755 more people tested

COVID-19 in MN: 12 deaths, 470 newly reported cases, 6,755 more people tested

KAAL-TV
Created: August 12, 2020 11:32 AM

(ABC 6 News) - The latest information as of August 12, 2020 on coronavirus in Minnesota according to the Minnesota Department of Health.

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TESTING
Total overall lab tests completed: 1,188,288
Total number of people tested: 952,785

CASES

62,303 newly reported confirmed positive cases

  • Total confirmed cases of COVID-19: 470

Number of health care workers: 6,963

POSITIVE RATE

6.5% of total tests to date have been reported as positive

RECOVERED
Total patients who no longer need to be isolated: 55,855, 89.7% of total confirmed cases 

HOSPITALIZATION
Total number of patients hospitalized: 5,711

  • Patients in the hospital: 335
  • Patients in ICU: 154

DEATHS
12 deaths reported today, the first double-digit death toll in 6 weeks. 
Residence type of newly reported deaths: 

  • Private Residence: 3
  • Long-term care facility/Assisted living: 9

Total number of deaths: 1,678
Probable COVID-19 deaths: 46
*COVID-19 listed on death certificate but a positive test not documented for the person.

75% of deaths, or 1,260, were among cases that resided in long-term care or assisted living facilities.

Cases by County of Residence

County Cases Deaths
Aitkin 40 1
Anoka 3,792 115
Becker 161 1
Beltrami 249 0
Benton 323 3
Big Stone 22 0
Blue Earth 941 5
Brown 89 2
Carlton 145 0
Carver 890 3
Cass 76 2
Chippewa 109 1
Chisago 207 1
Clay 792 40
Clearwater 14 0
Cook 5 0
Cottonwood 177 0
Crow Wing 246 14
Dakota 4,558 106
Dodge 131 0
Douglas 144 2
Faribault 89 0
Fillmore 71 0
Freeborn 360 1
Goodhue 202 9
Grant 56 3
Hennepin 19,677 840
Houston 44 0
Hubbard 35 0
Isanti 131 0
Itasca 146 12
Jackson 79 0
Kanabec 37 2
Kandiyohi 705 1
Kittson 3 0
Koochiching 80 3
Lac qui Parle 8 0
Lake 22 0
Lake of the Woods 4 0
Le Sueur 230 1
Lincoln 59 0
Lyon 425 3
McLeod 208 0
Mahnomen 27 1
Marshall 29 0
Martin 209 5
Meeker 87 2
Mille Lacs 72 3
Morrison 93 1
Mower 1,107 2
Murray 124 1
Nicollet 351 13
Nobles 1,773 6
Norman 40 0
Olmsted 1,781 23
Otter Tail 198 3
Pennington 75 1
Pine 129 0
Pipestone 158 9
Polk 156 4
Pope 48 0
Ramsey 7,775 269
Red Lake 24 0
Redwood 36 0
Renville 67 5
Rice 1,042 8
Rock 85 0
Roseau 53 0
St. Louis 600 20
Scott 1,608 22
Sherburne 737 10
Sibley 84 2
Stearns 2,913 20
Steele 351 2
Stevens 18 0
Swift 55 1
Todd 429 2
Traverse 11 0
Wabasha 92 0
Wadena 27 0
Waseca 149 0
Washington 2,192 47
Watonwan 328 1
Wilkin 35 3
Winona 265 16
Wright 903 5
Yellow Medicine 52 0
Unknown/missing 133 0

County of residence is confirmed during the case interview. At the time of this posting not all interviews have been completed. The county residence data may not equal the total number of reported positive cases.


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