MDH: 3 newly reported COVID-19 deaths, 296 current hospitalizations
Monday, the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) reported:
- Three new deaths from COVID-19*
*Data posted on Mondays represents data as of 4 a.m. on Fridays. MDH stated the three new COVID-19 deaths were from this month.
MDH also reported the following data regarding hospital capacity**:
- 999 ICU, non-COVID beds in use for adult and pediatric patients
- 26 ICU, COVID beds in use for adult and pediatric patients
- 6,270 non-ICU, non-COVID beds in use for adult and pediatric patients
- 270 non-ICU, COVID beds in use for adult and pediatric patients
**For this data set, MDH defines COVID beds in use as being “the number of patients who are currently positive with COVID-19 occupying a staffed inpatient bed in Minnesota. This does not include patients that were once positive but are now negative.”
Additionally, MDH said:
- 9.81 million COVID-19 vaccinations have been administered
- 2.23 million third-dose and booster shots have been administered
- 3.7 million people have completed the vaccine series
- 2.55 million people up to date with vaccine doses
- 75% of those 5 and older have received at least one dose of the vaccine
As of Monday, MDH also reported:
- 392,840 total breakthrough cases, accounting for 10.67% of fully vaccinated Minnesotans
- 11,272 total breakthrough hospitalizations, accounting for 0.31% of fully vaccinated Minnesotans
- 2,053 breakthrough deaths, accounting for 0.06% of fully vaccinated Minnesotans
View the complete update via the interactive infographic below or here.
Meanwhile, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported, as of Monday, 47 counties in Minnesota remained at a high level of COVID-19 community transmission. Another 28 counties are considered at a substantial spread. Eleven counties were listed as having moderate spread, while Watonwan County was the only county in the state listed as having a low transmission rate.
View the complete update via the interactive map below or here.