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 by 11:30 a.m.)

  • RICE COUNTY CASE RATE PER 100,000 RESIDENTS: 256.82
    • Transmission level: High 
    • Current 7-days is Wednesday, October 13 2021 - Tuesday, October 19 2021 for case rate
  • TOTAL CUMULATIVE BOTH CONFIRMED AND PROBABLE: 9,984
    • New cases (since last reported): 46
    • Cases no longer needing isolation (only updated Thursdays): 9,679
  • DEMOGRAPHIC BREAKDOWN OF BOTH CONFIRMED AND PROBABLE CASES
    • Female: 4,403; Male: 5,460; Unknown/Blank: 121
    • Age range: 5 days - 104 years (Average age 38 years old)
    • Ever hospitalized: 455 
      • Age range: 2 months - 98 years (Average age 61 years old)
      • Need for Intensive Care Unit (ICU): 78 of 455 hospitalized 
        • Age range: 3 months - 95 years (Average age 61 years old)
    • Living Setting Type: College/University/Dormitory 185; Group Home 34; Hotel/Motel 2; Jail 6; Long Term Care (LTC) 243; Other/Boarding School 48; Prison 1,199; Private Residence 4,540; Blank 3,727
    • Case Zip Code Address: Dundas 253; Faribault 5,799; Kenyon 20; Kilkenny 62; Lonsdale 845; Medford 11; Montgomery 52; Morristown 269; Nerstrand 103; New Prague 41; Northfield 2,279; Veseli 17; Warsaw 54; Waterville 12; Webster 164; Other 3
  • COVID-19  DEATHS
    • Confirmed (PCR Test) 111; Probable (Antigen Test) 20; Total Deaths 131
    • Age range: 24 years - 104 years (Average age both Confirmed and Probable Deaths: 78 years old)
    • Living Setting Type for all COVID Deaths: LTC 75; Group Home: 2; Prison 9; Private Residence 45

*Last Updated: October 21, 2021

*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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Capture2*Chart here for comparison to the present year in the chart above.

 

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