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Weekly updates: COVID-19 cases, deaths, hospitalizations in Minnesota

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) releases updated numbers for COVID-19 in the state each week.

ST PAUL, Minn. — The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) releases data on a weekly basis regarding the status of COVID-19 across the state. MDH updates data each Thursday at 11 a.m. CT. Each data category now has its own specific page with deeper breakdowns based on location, age, gender and other factors.

State vaccination data is also available on a separate MDH dashboard.

Here's the latest data for Minnesota as of Thursday, Feb. 2, 2023.


  • Total positive COVID-19 cases (including reinfections): 1,757,399


  • Total COVID-19 deaths in Minnesota: 14,207


  • Total COVID-19 hospitalizations: 81,410
  • Cases requiring ICU treatment: 13,813


  • Minnesotans with one dose: 4,008,849 (72.1% of total population)
  • Minnesotans with completed series: 3,783,894 (68%)
  • Minnesotans boosted/up-to-date: 1,323,252 (23.8%)


Last year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new guidelines for masking based on county community levels. Health care facilities also make decisions based on a separate CDC metric that measures community transmission. That data can be found on this page.

RELATED: Need a COVID test? Here's where you can get one through the state

The Biden Administration has restarted its program to deliver free at-home COVID-19 tests to Americans after a three-month hiatus. Go to this link for more information: You can now get more free at-home COVID tests from the government.

The Minnesota Department of Health has four additional free COVID-19 at-home rapid tests available to all residents through the state's online ordering program. Health officials say this will be the final offering of the free tests before the program ends.


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