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COVID-19's impact on Minnesota

A quarter of frontline jobs are held by persons of color

In the Twin Cities 7-county metro area, communities of color are more likely to work in frontline jobs overall—25% of frontline workers are of color compared with 23% of workers across all industries—and are more at risk for contracting COVID-19.
25 %

5 percent of Minnesotans lack health insurance

However, pockets across greater Minnesota have much higher shares of residents without health insurance. In 15 greater Minnesota counties, 7% or more of residents are uninsured. Those who are uninsured are more likely to delay care.
5 %

Net job loss between 2019 and 2020

We lost more jobs, more quickly, during the first year of the pandemic than during the Great Recession. Between 2019 and 2020, Minnesota saw a net loss of 207,000 jobs. Between 2007 and 2010, Minnesota saw a net loss of 131,000 jobs.