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Current Situation

Rice County COVID-19 Cases

  • Total positive : 842
  • Age Range: 2 months - 97 years (Average age 37 years old)
  • Female: 318 Male: 524
  • Ever hospitalized: 35 of 842 cases (Ages 2 months - 91 years. Average age 53.4 years old.)
  • Need for ICU : 11 of 35 hospitalized (Ages 2 months - 91 years. Average age 56.6 years old.)
  • Living Setting Type: 67% Private Residence; 0.5% Group Home/Long Term Care; 24.5% Prison; 8% Unknown
  • Case Zip Code Address: Faribault: 711 Northfield: 107 Other: 24 (Please note - Northfield data limited to Rice County; total tests by county or city not available; community transmission occurring throughout Minnesota)
  • Deaths : 7 (Average age 67 years old)
  • Last Updated: July 5, 2020

Local public health does not have authority to share private health data, which includes the address of those who test positive with COVID-19, or any other identifying information. Such sharing is a violation of the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act, Minn. Stat.13.09 (a) and (b).


Press Releases

Celebrate Independence Day Safely!


WEEKEND COVID-19 TESTING BY NATIONAL GUARD AT FARIBAULT ARMORY


COVID-19 Update


Second COVID-19 Death in Rice County


Increase in Rice County COVID-19 Cases


Use of Cloth Face Coverings to Slow the Spread of COVID-19


Rice County COVID-19 Helpline Number


Safe Return to Work Guidance


Homemade Face Mask and PPE Donation Request


First COVID Death in Rice County


Update On lab Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in Rice County 4/14/2020


Update on Lab Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in Rice County 4/1/2020


Update on Lab Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in Rice County 3/28/2020


Second Lab Confirmed Case of COVID-19 in Rice County 3/23/2020


First Confirmed Case of COVID-19 in Rice County 3/18/2020


COVID-19 Situation Update – Rice County 3/18/2020


Be Prepared – Coronavirus 3/6/2020