SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO.com) — With 15 percent of the population of Hennepin County, Minnesota, Minnehaha County has 220 more coronavirus cases than the Minneapolis-centric county.
The U.S. Census Bureau estimates Minnehaha County’s 2019 population at 193,134 and Hennepin County’s at 1.266 million.
Minnehaha County has 768 coronavirus cases according to the S.D. Department of Health. Hennepin County has 588 according to the Minnesota Department of Health.
However, Minnehaha County has reported only two deaths from COVID-19 while Hennepin County has reported 40 deaths.
Minnehaha County has an incidence rate of 0.004 while Hennepin County has an incidence rate of 0.0005. Minnehaha County’s death rate is 0.00001 and Hennepin County’s is 0.00003.
that South Dakota has a per capita testing rate of 69 and Minnesota has a per capita testing rate of 101.
KELO.com <http://kelo.com/> News compiled the numbers from the U.S. Census Bureau, Livescience, the S.D. Department of Health, and the Minnesota Department of Health.