Updated COVID-19 Numbers: Wednesday, July 29
ST. PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota health officials reported 52,947 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state Wednesday morning and 9 new deaths bringing the death total to 1,589 in Minnesota.
According to the Minnesota Department of Health website, 993,091 tests have been completed to date.
There are 46,636 patients who no longer require isolation.
So far, 5,077 patients have required hospitalization and 310 patients remain hospitalized today.
Of those 310 patients, 143 of them are currently in the ICU.
Below are the most recent COVID-19 cases by county in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Michigan:
Itasca: 122 – 12 deaths
Koochiching: 61 – 3 death
St. Louis: 348 – 18 deaths
Bayfield: 19 – 1 death
Iron: 68 – 1 death
Gogebic: 61 – 1 death
As of Wednesday afternoon, Wisconsin health officials reported 51,049 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state.
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services also reported 911 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.