Updated COVID-19 Numbers: Thursday, August 13
ST. PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota health officials reported 62,993 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state Thursday morning and 7 new deaths bringing the death total to 1,685 in Minnesota.
According to the Minnesota Department of Health website, 1,203,559 tests have been completed to date.
There are 56,346 patients who no longer require isolation.
So far, 5,742 patients have required hospitalization and 308 patients remain hospitalized today.
Of those 308 patients, 154 of them are currently in the ICU.
Below are the most recent COVID-19 cases by county in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Michigan:
Itasca: 146 – 12 deaths
Koochiching: 80 – 3 death
St. Louis: 621 – 20 deaths
Ashland: 29 – 1 death
Bayfield: 30 – 1 death
Iron: 76 – 1 death
Gogebic: 122 – 1 death
As of Thursday afternoon, Wisconsin health officials reported 63,206 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state.
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services also reported 1,018 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.