Current Situation

COVID-19 Vaccination Data (Updates Thursday by 11:30 a.m. except holidays)

Additional Rice County vaccine data can be found here

Rice data

Rice County COVID-19 case data

  • Total cumulative cases (confirmed/probable): 20,261
  • Total confirmed deaths: 200
  • Cases requiring hospitalization: 880
  • Cases requiring ICU admission: 125

*Updated: December 8, 2022 

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*Updates can also be found on the MDH site at: Click Here Discrepancies between the two sites are attributable to reporting cut off times. 

 Historical COVID-19 Information

  • The first case in the United States was announced on Jan. 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 18, 2020.

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*Charts are for comparison to the present year