Updated COVID-19 Numbers: Wednesday, July 15
ST. PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota health officials reported 43,742 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state Wednesday morning and 8 new deaths bringing the death total to 1,518 in Minnesota.
According to the Minnesota Department of Health website, 790,497 tests have been completed to date.
There are 38,179 patients who no longer require isolation.
So far, 4,495 patients have required hospitalization and 254 patients remain hospitalized today.
Of those 254 patients, 106 of them are currently in the ICU.
Below are the most recent COVID-19 cases by county in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Michigan:
Itasca: 79 – 12 deaths
Koochiching: 26 – 1 death
St. Louis: 249 – 16 deaths
Bayfield: 11 – 1 death
Iron: 21 – 1 death
Gogebic: 17 – 1 death
As of Wednesday afternoon, Wisconsin health officials reported 38,727 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state.
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services also reported 827 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.