The novel coronavirus outbreak is touching all parts of Minnesota. These charts help put into perspective how the pandemic is affecting Minnesota counties. New data is released by the department of health daily around 11 a.m. so check back each day for the newest information and updated images.
Test positivity rate
This graph shows what percentage of Minnesota tests have come back positive, with the line serving as an indicator for a 7-day rolling average. Health officials say that anything over 5% on a 7-day rolling average can indicate more aggressive transmission of the virus.
Hospitalizations, ICU patients
This chart shows how many patients are hospitalized daily and how many patients are being treated in ICU daily. Scroll over the lines to see daily totals. Data was not available prior to Mar. 19.
Tests, confirmed cases, deaths, death rate
The death rate is calculated by dividing the number of deaths by the number of confirmed cases.
Confirmed MN cases by county (interactive, scroll down)
This interactive chart allows you to scroll through the list to find out how many cases are confirmed in your county of residence.
COVID-19 cases per capita by Minnesota county
This graphic shows the 10 counties with the most confirmed cases based on its population. Nobles County, which has 1,781 confirmed cases from a population of just over 22,000 people, has the most cases per capita in Minnesota.
In short, 8.09% of Nobles County residents have tested positive for the new coronavirus. In contrast, Hennepin County is home to nearly one-third of all confirmed cases in Minnesota, but due to a population of nearly 1.6 million, it represents only 1.59% of all county residents.