Current Situation

Current Situation

Rice County COVID-19 Vaccination Data (Updated weekly, on Thursdays by 11:30 a.m.)

Additional Rice County vaccine data can be found here

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Rice County COVID-19 Case Data (Updated bi-weekly Mondays and Thursdays except holidays)

  • RICE COUNTY CASE RATE PER 100,000 RESIDENTS: 925.76
    • Transmission level: High 
    • Current 7-days is Wednesday, January 5, 2022 - Tuesday, January 11, 2022 for case rate
  • TOTAL CUMULATIVE BOTH CONFIRMED AND PROBABLE: 13,745
    • New cases (since last reported): 414
    • Cases no longer needing isolation (only updated Thursdays): 12,749
  • DEMOGRAPHIC BREAKDOWN OF BOTH CONFIRMED AND PROBABLE CASES
    • Female: 6,252; Male: 7,199; Unknown/Blank: 294
    • Age range: 5 days - 104 years (Average age 38 years old)
    • Ever hospitalized: 611 
      • Age range: 2 months - 98 years (Average age 60 years old)
      • Need for Intensive Care Unit (ICU): 96 of 611 hospitalized 
        • Age range: 3 months - 95 years (Average age 60 years old)
    • Living Setting Type: College/University/Dormitory 246; Group Home 43; Hotel/Motel 2; Jail 11; Long Term Care (LTC) 282; Other/Boarding School 50; Prison 1,269; Private Residence 4,778; Blank 7,064
    • Case Zip Code Address: Dennison 11; Dundas 369; Faribault 7,614; Kenyon 31; Kilkenny 99; Lonsdale 1,215; Medford 20; Montgomery 86; Morristown 350; Nerstrand 147; New Prague 46; Northfield 3,392; Veseli 23; Warsaw 71; Waterville 18;  Webster 252; Blank 1
  • COVID-19  DEATHS
    • Confirmed (PCR Test) 134; Probable (Antigen Test) 21; Total Deaths 155
    • Age range: 24 years - 104 years (Average age both Confirmed and Probable Deaths: 78 years old)
    • Living Setting Type for all COVID Deaths: LTC 80; Group Home: 2; Prison 9; Private Residence 64

*Last Updated: January 13, 2022

*Rice County Case Information updated bi-weekly on Mondays and Thursdays, excluding holidays on this web page.  Updates can also be found on the MDH site at: Click Here Discrepancies between the two sites are attributable to reporting cut off times. 

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COVID-19 Facts

  • The first case in the United States was announced on January 21, 2020. 
  • Health officials confirmed the first case in Minnesota on March 6, 2020.
  • The first confirmed case of COVID-19 in Rice County was on March 18th, 2020.

Press Releases

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