Updated COVID-19 Numbers: Tuesday, August 25
ST. PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota health officials reported 70,707 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state Tuesday morning and 8 new deaths bringing the death total to 1,779 in Minnesota.
According to the Minnesota Department of Health website, 1,394,986 tests have been completed to date.
There are 63,725 patients who no longer require isolation.
So far, 6,238 patients have required hospitalization and 312 patients remain hospitalized today.
Of those 312 patients, 137 of them are currently in the ICU.
Below are the most recent COVID-19 cases by county in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Michigan:
Carlton: 177 – 1 death
Itasca: 171 – 12 deaths
Koochiching: 85 – 3 death
St. Louis: 777 – 23 deaths
Ashland: 31 – 1 death
Bayfield: 41 – 1 death
Iron: 110 – 1 death
Gogebic: 133 – 1 death
As of Tuesday morning, Wisconsin health officials reported 70,854 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state.
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services also reported 1,081 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.