Minnesota advises schools to consider county COVID-19 case rates for the most recent two weeks in selecting in-person, online or hybrid instruction. Rates as of July 18 suggest the following approaches.
14-day case rate per 10,000 people: Reopening guidance
0 - 10: In-person learning for all students
10 - 20: Elementary schools in-person, middle/high schools hybrid
20 - 30: Both hybrid
30 - 50: Elementary school hybrid, middle/high schools distance
50+: Both distance