Updated COVID-19 Numbers: Thursday, August 27
ST. PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota health officials reported 72,390 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state Thursday morning and 13 new deaths bringing the death total to 1,806 in Minnesota.
According to the Minnesota Department of Health website, 1,427,347 tests have been completed to date.
There are 64,876 patients who no longer require isolation.
So far, 6,326 patients have required hospitalization and 305 patients remain hospitalized today.
Of those 305 patients, 139 of them are currently in the ICU.
Below are the most recent COVID-19 cases by county in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Michigan:
Carlton: 182 – 1 death
Itasca: 181 – 12 deaths
Koochiching: 87 – 3 death
St. Louis: 808 – 23 deaths
Ashland: 33 – 1 death
Bayfield: 41 – 1 death
Iron: 115 – 1 death
Gogebic: 132 – 1 death
As of Thursday morning, Wisconsin health officials reported 72,260 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state.
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services also reported 1,100 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.