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The latest COVID-19 figures, which are being reportedly weekly in Minnesota, have been released.

The latest update shows that COVID-19 cases increased slightly in the latest 7-day period to a little more than 1,200 cases per day. 

Deaths remained level, but hospitalizations increased by over the past week, but hospitalizations increased 16% in the same period. 

In total, 12,907 Minnesotans have died from COVID-19.


Case 7-day Moving Average Dashboard


ICU and non-ICU beds in use


Deaths 7-day Moving Average Dashboard

Here's a look at the data for the 7 days ending at 4 a.m., Tuesday, July 19:

New positive cases: 8,494 (average 1,213 per day) – up from 8,023 last week.

Current COVID hospitalizations: 406 in total: 46 in ICU, 360 non-ICU – up from 349 last week.

New deaths from COVID: 35 – even with 35 last week.

Total deaths from COVID: 12,907 (335 of which are non-lab confirmed) – up from 12,872 last week.

Currently the Metropolitan Council's Twin Cities wastewater data shows that BA.5 comprises 64% of the COVID found in metro plant wastewater for the week o July 5-11. The next wastewater update comes Friday, July 22. 

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Overall, the amount of viral load found in wastewater now is nowhere near the extremely high levels Minnesota had during the surge in late 2021 and early 2022. 

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Minnesota's COVID-19 update for the week ending Tuesday, July 26

Cases and hospitalizations increased slightly week to week.


Minnesota's COVID-19 update for the week ending Tuesday, August 2

Hospitalizations increased nearly 20% from July 26 to August 2.


Minnesota's COVID-19 update for the week ending Tuesday, August 9

The number of cases in the latest reporting period dropped compared to the previous week's update.


Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Tuesday, June 28

The state will stop providing daily updates and move to weekly editions beginning Thursday, June 30.


Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Tuesday, April 26

The latest from the state health department.


Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Tuesday, May 17

72 hours of case data reported over the weekend is included in Tuesday updates.


Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Wednesday, May 18

More than 2,000 new cases in today's report.