MDH: 5 new COVID-19 deaths, 878 new cases |

MDH: 5 new COVID-19 deaths, 878 new cases

MDH: 5 new COVID-19 deaths, 878 new cases Photo: KSTP-TV.

Updated: August 05, 2021 12:53 PM
Created: August 05, 2021 11:16 AM

On Thursday, the Minnesota Department of Health reported:

  • Five new deaths from COVID-19
  • 878 newly-reported positive COVID-19 tests

Additionally, MDH said:

  • Over 5.9 million COVID-19 vaccinations have been administered
  • Over 3.01 million people have completed the vaccine series
  • 69.2% of those 16 and older have received at least one dose of the vaccine

View the complete update via the interactive infographic below or here.

Meanwhile, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported, as of Thursday, 16 counties in Minnesota remained at a high level of COVID-19 community transmission. Another 41 counties are considered at a substantial spread.

View the complete update via the interactive map below or here.

The map below displays data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as it pertains to community transmission levels. Courtesy: CDC
According to the CDC, counties in red have a high level of community transmission, in orange have a substantial level, in yellow have a moderate level and in blue have a low level.

See the latest on COVID-19 here.

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