One more person was reported to die from COVID-19 in Dakota County bringing the total deaths to 100.

Only Anoka County (109), Ramsey County (246) and Hennepin County (798) have reported more deaths in Minnesota.

According to US Census 2018 population estimates Dakota is the third most populous county in the state with Anoka fourth.  The difference between the two over 93,000.

The Dakota County Department of Public Health reported the median age of deceased is 83.  2,952 total cases are reported in the South Metro county.  Median age 36.

302 of the 2,952 people have required hospitalization.

The breakdown by community:

  1. Burnsville   685
  2. Eagan        415
  3. Apple Valley  361
  4. West St. Paul  322
  5. Lakeville      296
  6. Inver Grove Heights/Sunfish Lake  293
  7. South St. Paul  187
  8. Rosemount       106
  9. Farmington          85
  10. Lilydale/Mendota Heights   84
  11. Hastings              62
  12. Rural areas         42

The Dakota County COVID-19 Cases per 10,000 by City of Residence

  1. West St. Paul 152.9
  2. Burnsville        109.3
  3. South St. Paul   89.6
  4. Inver Grove Heights/Sunfish Lake  81.6
  5. Apple Valley      67.6
  6. Lillydale/Mendota Heights  67
  7. Eagan               60.7
  8. Lakeville           46
  9. Rosemount      43.5
  10. Farmington      37.2
  11. Hastings          26.8
  12. Rural areas     21.7

Cases by Likely Exposure:

25%  No Known Contact with a Confirmed Case
22%  Known Contact with a Confirmed Case
19%  Unknown/Missing
16%  Congregate Living
7%   Health Care Staff
6%   Travel
5%   Community Outbreak

Cases by Residence:

74%  Private Residence
18%  Unknown/Missing
7%  Long-Term Care/Assisted Living Facility
1%  Group Home/Residential Behavioral Care

Hospitalized Cases of COVID-19 in Dakota County:

  1. Burnsville  71
  2. West St. Paul  46
  3. Eagan      39
  4. Inver Grove Heights/Sunfish Lake  37
  5. Apple Valley   36
  6. South St. Paul  23
  7. Lakeville    21
  8. Rosemount  11

State guidelines require only communities with more than 10 cases to be identified.