Current Situation

Goodhue County COVID-19 Cases
Total positive cases: 511
Total confirmed cases (PCR test): 510
Total probable cases (Antigen test): 1
Active Cases: 78
Patients no longer in isolation: 422
Total case requiring hospitalization: 26
Total cases admitted to ICU: 8
Cases currently hospitalized: 1
Deaths: 11
Last Updated: Monday, October 19, 2020

Updated daily (Monday through Friday). Information related to COVID-19 cases is provided by the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH). Due to the preliminary nature of the data, changes are expected. There may be discrepancies between the numbers we report and what MDH is reporting. Visit MDH for the latest situation update.

COVID-19 case definition was recently updated to include antigen testing. Previously, cases were only reported through polymerase chain reaction (PCR) testing. Positive PCR test results are considered confirmed cases. Positive antigen test results are considered probable cases. Find more information here.

Goodhue County COVID-19 Testing:
Number of laboratory tests conducted: 20,994

Percentage of positive test results: 2.4%
These will be updated weekly.  Last updated on Thursday, October 15, 2020.

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7.16 per capita
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The graphs above give an overview of the lab-confirmed positive cases in Goodhue County. These charts will be updated every two weeks.


  • For the graph labeled Cases by City, Other Communities include Dennison, Bellechester, Mazeppa (the rural part that is in Goodhue County), and Frontenac.
  • This data only represents lab-confirmed positive cases, and does not necessarily represent the full scope of COVID-19 in Goodhue County. Cases are recorded by the permanent residence of a lab-confirmed positive case. There may be additional cases that may work within Goodhue County, but reside elsewhere.
  • A note on Long-term Care Facilities and Corrections: exposure is defined as a person diagnosed with COVID-19 who worked or lived at a facility while they were contagious. Facilities with less than 10 residents will not be listed publicly due to privacy.
  • Data for Lake City reflects only Goodhue County numbers.  (Lake City is divided into 2 counties -Goodhue County and Wabasha County.)
  • Communities not represented on the graphs do not currently have any confirmed cases.
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