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HIV/AIDS Statistics - 2020 - Minnesota Dept. of Health

HIV/AIDS Statistics - 2020


Reported HIV cases decreased with 226 cases reported in 2020, compared to 276 cases in 2019. This is below the 5-year average of 274 cases per year from 2016-2020.

  • People assigned male sex at birth account for an increasing majority of HIV cases at 84%.
  • Male-to-male sex remains the main risk factor for males of all ages.
  • Over two-thirds (69%) of new HIV cases are among communities of color.
  • Two HIV outbreaks have been declared in Minnesota. For more information, please visit HIV Outbreak Response and Case Counts.

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Surveillance Reports

  • HIV Incidence Report, 2020 (PPT)
    This report describes the occurrence of reported HIV infections in Minnesota by person, place, and time through December 31, 2020. Such data provide information about where and among whom HIV transmission is likely occurring. This knowledge can in turn be used to help educate, target prevention efforts, plan for services, and develop policy.
  • HIV/AIDS Prevalence and Mortality Report, 2020 (PPT)
    This report contains estimates of HIV/AIDS prevalence (the number of persons living with HIV or AIDS) and mortality in Minnesota. These estimates can be used to help educate, plan for HIV/AIDS services and develop policy.
  • Surveillance Technical Notes (PDF)
    The HIV/AIDS Surveillance Technical Notes are a supplement to the HIV Incidence and HIV/AIDS Prevalence and Mortality Reports.

Data Tables

Updated Friday, 07-Oct-2022 14:51:10 CDT