Updated COVID-19 Numbers: Friday, May 29
ST. PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota health officials reported 23,531 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state Friday morning and 29 new deaths bringing the death total to 996 in Minnesota.
According to the Minnesota Department of Health website, 233,873 tests have been completed to date.
There are 16,930 patients who no longer require isolation.
So far, 2,936 patients have required hospitalization and 592 patients remain hospitalized today.
Of those 592 patients, 259 of them are currently in the ICU.
Below are the most recent COVID-19 cases by county in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Michigan:
Itasca: 54 – 9 deaths
St. Louis: 118 – 14 deaths
Bayfield: 3 – 1 death
Iron: 2 – 1 death
Gogebic: 5 – 1 death
As of Friday afternoon, Wisconsin health officials reported 17,707 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state.
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services also reported 568 deaths.
Health officials say the real number of Minnesotans infected with the coronavirus is likely much higher because most people did not originally qualify for testing, and studies suggest that people can be infected without feeling sick.