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Monkeypox (MPX) Case Data - Minnesota Dept. of Health

Monkeypox (MPX) Case Data

Updated 11/14/2022

  • Total confirmed cases in the state are updated weekdays at 11 a.m.
  • Other data is updated on Thursdays at 11 a.m.
  • Data is current as of 8 a.m. the previous business day.
  • Unless otherwise noted, all data are cumulative totals since June 25, 2022, which is when the first case of MPX was confirmed in a MN resident.
  • All data is preliminary and may change as reports are received.
233 confirmed cases of monkeypox reported

Demographics

MDH collects data on county, age, race/ethnicity, and gender identity (including whether someone identifies as transgender) when following up on positive MPX cases.

Age

  • Range: 20-67 years old
  • Median age: 34 years

Gender identity

Of those reporting gender identity (N=203)

Gender identity Percentage of cases
Male 93%
Female 3%
Transgender man 2%
Transgender woman 0%
Genderqueer/non-conforming 0%
Non-binary 1.5%
Two-spirit 0%
Other 0.5%
Prefer not to say 0%

Race/Ethnicity

Race/Ethnicity
Percentage of cases
White, non-Hispanic 48%
Black, non-Hispanic 18%
Asian, non-Hispanic 3%
American Indian/ Alaska Native, non-Hispanic 1%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic 1%
Multiple races, non-Hispanic 3%
Other, non-Hispanic 1%
Hispanic 22%
Unknown/missing 2%

Hospitalizations and deaths

Hospitalizations 9
Deaths 0

Cases by event date

Event date is defined based on availability of data. It first uses rash onset date; then, if missing, illness onset date; then, if missing, specimen collection date.

Monkeypox epi curve of cases; data provided in linked file below

Downloadable data: Monkeypox Cases by Date (CSV)

Cases by county

Counties that are only experiencing 1-4 cases will be suppressed and represented by <5 to prevent the chance of an individual being able to be identified.

  • Metro: 95%
  • Non-metro: 5%
County Number of cases
Aitkin 0
Anoka 7
Becker 0
Beltrami 0
Benton <5
Big Stone 0
Blue Earth 0
Brown 0
Carlton 0
Carver 0
Cass 0
Chippewa 0
Chisago 0
Clay <5
Clearwater 0
Cook 0
Cottonwood 0
Crow Wing 0
Dakota 16
Dodge 0
Douglas 0
Faribault 0
Fillmore 0
Freeborn 0
Goodhue 0
Grant 0
Hennepin 160
Houston 0
Hubbard 0
Isanti 0
Itasca 0
Jackson 0
Kanabec 0
Kandiyohi 0
Kittson 0
Koochiching 0
Lac Qui Parle 0
Lake 0
Lake of the Woods 0
Le Sueur 0
Lincoln 0
Lyon 0
Mahnomen 0
Marshall 0
Martin 0
McLeod 0
Meeker 0
Mille Lacs <5
Morrison 0
Mower 0
Murray 0
Nicollet 0
Nobles 0
Norman 0
Olmsted <5
Otter Tail 0
Pennington 0
Pine 0
Pipestone 0
Polk 0
Pope 0
Ramsey 32
Red Lake 0
Redwood 0
Renville 0
Rice 0
Rock 0
Roseau 0
Scott <5
Sherburne 0
Sibley 0
St. Louis <5
Stearns <5
Steele <5
Stevens 0
Swift 0
Todd 0
Traverse 0
Wabasha 0
Wadena 0
Waseca 0
Washington 6
Watonwan 0
Wilkin 0
Winona 0
Wright <5
Yellow Medicine 0
Unknown 0
Updated Monday, 14-Nov-2022 10:23:44 CST