Updated COVID-19 Numbers: Tuesday, September 29
ST. PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota health officials reported 98,447 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state Tuesday morning and 5 new deaths bringing the death total to 2,020 in Minnesota.
According to the Minnesota Department of Health website, 2,017,350 tests have been completed to date.
There are 88,380 patients who no longer require isolation.
So far, 7,633 patients have required hospitalization and 2,129 cases have been hospitalized in ICU.
Below are the most recent COVID-19 cases by county in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Michigan:
Carlton: 279 – 1 death
Itasca: 352– 15 deaths
Koochiching: 123- 3 death
St. Louis: 1,725 – 42 deaths
Ashland: 122 – 2 death
Bayfield: 113 – 1 death
Iron: 143 – 1 death
Sawyer: 219 – 1 death
Gogebic: 151 – 1 death
As of Tuesday afternoon, Wisconsin health officials reported 119,955 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state.
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services also reported 1,300 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.