COVID-19 Data Dashboard

State Guidance

State guidance calls for schools to consider the 14-day COVID-19 case rate per 10,000 people by county when determining a safe learning model.

Cases Per 10,000 Residents
Over 14 Days by County
Learning Model
0-9 In-person for all students

In-person for all elementary students

Hybrid for secondary students

20-29 Hybrid for all students

Hybrid for elementary students

Distance learning for secondary students

50+ Distance learning for all students

County Case Data

County 14-day case rates are updated by the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) each Thursday. The most recent 14-day case rate per 10,000 people by county for each is listed below (updated November 5).

Date Reported Date Range Cases Per 10,000 Residents
Over 14-Day Period
Sept. 24, 2020 8/30-9/12 15.85
Oct. 1, 2020 9/6-9/19 16.69
Oct. 8, 2020 9/13-9/26 20.44
Oct. 15, 2020 9/20-10/3 20.78
Oct. 22, 2020 9/27-10/10 24.06
Oct. 29, 2020 10/4-10/17 29.05
Nov. 5, 2020 10/11-10/24 33.50
Nov. 12, 2020 10/18-10/31 49.35

School District 197 COVID-19 Dashboard

School District 197 is working closely with the Minnesota Department of Health for contract tracing and notifications.We are tracking the number of COVID-19 cases present in the district. The table below shows current numbers of students and staff members reporting COVID-19. The table will be updated every week on Friday. Please note that the table may not include some cases of students or staff members who were not at school during the time they were contagious. (Note: There won't be a dashboard update during the week of November 23, 2020 due to the Thanksgiving break.)

COVID-19 Data
in Isolation

Cumulative Lab-Confirmed
Cases (9/21-11/13)

At Home for Reasons
Related to COVID-19
(Quarantine or Symptoms)
Students 28 43 118
Staff 11 26 44

Schools with 5 or More Cases

Please click here for a list of school buildings in Minnesota that have reported 5 or more confirmed cases of COVID-19 in students or staff who were in the building while infectious during a two-week reporting period. (Scroll down to "Facilities with Cases & Exposures"). This list is updated weekly on Thursdays.

Currently, there are no schools in School District 197 with 5 or more cases.

Process for Individual Notifications
School District 197 will ensure that all who are directly affected are appropriately notified in accordance with health department guidelines and privacy laws. A close contact notification and request to quarantine will be sent to all identified close contacts. A general notification of a positive case in the building will be sent to: all building staff (including traveling and classified staff members) and families of all students attending the same school.