Case Surveillance

Minnesota Coronavirus Cases by ZIP Code. [Star Tribune]. Read Here.


First Minnesota Covid-19 case was identified by symptomatic infection of an elderly person in Ramsey County on February 25, 2020. It was not publicly announced until March 6 when testing of the person occurred making it the first positive test in the state.

On March 19-20th, 2020, the infection count broke 100 when it went from 89 to 115 overnight.

March 21, 2020, the first Minnesota death from Covid-19 was recorded in Ramsey County.

Antigen testing first began in September of 2020.


New Minnesota COVID-19 cases dip below 1,000. [KARE 11, KARE Staff, January 18, 2021]. Read Here.

Study: Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Sparked COVID Cases in Minnesota. [Pioneer Press, November 20, 2020]. Read Here.

Here’s Every Minnesota Restaurant and Bar That Had a Known COVID Outbreak. [Pioneer Press, November 18, 2020]. Read Here.