Minnesota Department of Health Releases New COVID Cases Per 10,000 for Schools

Minnesota Department of Health Releases New COVID Cases Per 10,000 for Schools Click to Enlarge Photo: Unsplash

(KNSI) - With the start of school for most kids on Tuesday, the Minnesota Department of Health releases the latest report of positive cases per 10,000 residents. That is the metric the Minnesota Department of Education asks school districts to follow for which learning model students will use for the start of the fall semester.

Benton County reports 11.56 new cases per 10,000, which now puts them in the elementary in-person, middle/high school hybrid learning model. Last week its new cases per 10,000 rate was 6.79.

Morrison County reports 5.16 new cases per 10,000, which keeps them in the in person learning for all model. Its new cases per 10,000 last week was at 6.37.

Sherburne County reports 12.01 new cases per 10,000, which is down from last week, but keeps them in the elementary in-person, middle/high school hybrid learning model. Last week's rate was 13.84.

Stearns County reports 15.57 new cases per 10,000, which is up from last week's 10.08, and now puts them in the elementary in-person, middle/high school hybrid learning model.

Wright County reports 16.27 new cases per 10,00, which is up from 13.18 last week and keeps them in the elementary in-person, middle/high school hybrid learning model.

New numbers come out on September 10th.