Minnesota reports nearly 60,000 tests, 6,812 cases, 68 additional deaths

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Updated: November 20, 2020 05:14 PM
Created: November 20, 2020 08:29 AM

(ABC 6 News) - The latest information as of November 20, 2020 on coronavirus in Minnesota according to the Minnesota Department of Health.

TESTING 

Total overall lab tests completed: 3,659,452

  • Total approximate number of completed PCR tests (cumulative): 3,588,557
  • Total approximate number of completed antigen tests (cumulative): 70,895

The Minnesota Department of Health has changed the way it reports completed tests.

CASES 

6,812 newly reported confirmed positive cases 

  • Newly reported confirmed cases: 6,500
  • Newly reported probable cases: 312

Total confirmed cases of COVID-19: 256,700

  • Total confirmed cases (PCR positive) (cumulative): 252,716
  • Total probable cases (Antigen positive) (cumulative): 3,984

Total number of health care workers: 19,676

The Minnesota Department of Health has changed the way it reports newly reported and cumulative positive cases

POSITIVE RATE 

7% of total tests to date have been reported as positive 

RECOVERED 

Total patients who no longer need to be isolated: 202,432

HOSPITALIZATION 

  • Total number of patients hospitalized: 14,462
  • Total number of patients that have been admitted to the ICU: 3,387

The MDH has changed the way it reports hospitalization and ICU numbers and are no longer reporting the number of people currently hospitalized and in the ICU.

DEATHS 
68 deaths reported today
Residence type of newly reported deaths:  

  • Private residence: 24
  • Long-term care facility/Assisted living: 44

Total number of deaths: 3,150

  • Deaths from confirmed cases (cumulative): 3,093
  • Deaths from probable cases (cumulative): 57

Total non-laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 deaths: 56
*COVID-19 listed on death certificate but a positive test not documented for the person. 

69% of deaths, or 2,159, were among cases that resided in long-term care or assisted living facilities. 

Cases by County of Residence

County Total confirmed cases Total probable cases Total cases Total deaths
Aitkin 588 6 594 19
Anoka 17,591 705 18,296 208
Becker 1,550 7 1,557 8
Beltrami 1,688 8 1,696 15
Benton 2,386 63 2,449 36
Big Stone 259 1 260 1
Blue Earth 3,521 4 3,525 11
Brown 1,020 4 1,024 10
Carlton 1,227 123 1,350 9
Carver 3,666 48 3,714 10
Cass 1,092 2 1,094 8
Chippewa 702 2 704 7
Chisago 2,552 72 2,624 7
Clay 4,127 17 4,144 52
Clearwater 392 4 396 5
Cook 54 0 54 0
Cottonwood 593 8 601 0
Crow Wing 2,897 11 2,908 28
Dakota 17,532 255 17,787 172
Dodge 741 0 741 0
Douglas 1,942 22 1,964 26
Faribault 444 0 444 1
Fillmore 555 2 557 0
Freeborn 1,278 1 1,279 5
Goodhue 1,618 5 1,623 25
Grant 205 0 205 6
Hennepin 55,097 624 55,721 1,075
Houston 558 9 567 2
Hubbard 864 3 867 19
Isanti 1,438 64 1,502 12
Itasca 1,564 2 1,566 22
Jackson 370 3 373 1
Kanabec 472 3 475 11
Kandiyohi 3,168 9 3,177 12
Kittson 149 8 157 4
Koochiching 307 1 308 5
Lac qui Parle 292 3 295 3
Lake 284 20 304 3
Lake of the Woods 73 5 78 1
Le Sueur 1,201 8 1,209 9
Lincoln 285 1 286 1
Lyon 1,741 6 1,747 10
Mahnomen 218 1 219 4
Marshall 368 7 375 7
Martin 912 1 913 20
McLeod 1,630 4 1,634 9
Meeker 922 4 926 7
Mille Lacs 1,175 26 1,201 30
Morrison 1,905 29 1,934 20
Mower 2,205 23 2,228 22
Murray 495 1 496 3
Nicollet 1,358 3 1,361 22
Nobles 2,882 5 2,887 27
Norman 284 1 285 6
Olmsted 5,797 3 5,800 30
Otter Tail 2,316 12 2,328 15
Pennington 455 11 466 4
Pine 1,033 22 1,055 5
Pipestone 606 6 612 17
Polk 1,928 93 2,021 21
Pope 434 0 434 0
Ramsey 23,139 484 23,623 457
Red Lake 164 3 167 3
Redwood 685 2 687 17
Renville 603 17 620 17
Rice 3,328 30 3,358 28
Rock 573 10 583 9
Roseau 778 96 874 2
Scott 6,832 52 6,884 52
Sherburne 4,583 151 4,734 38
Sibley 626 6 632 4
St. Louis 6,647 119 6,766 90
Stearns 11,345 248 11,593 84
Steele 1,541 2 1,543 6
Stevens 399 3 402 1
Swift 456 1 457 5
Todd 1,548 6 1,554 12
Traverse 114 0 114 0
Wabasha 832 3 835 1
Wadena 628 10 638 6
Waseca 1,222 1 1,223 10
Washington 11,547 209 11,756 102
Watonwan 744 0 744 4
Wilkin 299 0 299 5
Winona 2,331 3 2,334 26
Wright 5,928 118 6,046 34
Yellow Medicine 493 15 508 8
Unknown/missing 325 4 329 1


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