MDH: 12 newly reported COVID-19 deaths, 409 current hospitalizations
Friday, the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) reported*:
- 12 new deaths from COVID-19
*Of the deaths reported Friday, MDH says three are from May and nine are from this month.
MDH also reported the following data regarding hospital capacity**:
- 959 ICU, non-COVID beds in use for adult and pediatric patients
- 34 ICU, COVID beds in use for adult and pediatric patients
- 6,326 non-ICU, non-COVID beds in use for adult and pediatric patients
- 375 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:
- 10.1 million COVID-19 vaccinations have been administered
- 2.28 million third-dose and booster shots have been administered
- 3.71 million people have completed the vaccine series
- 2.43 million people up to date with vaccine doses
- 75.2% of those 5 and older have received at least one dose of the vaccine
As of May 23, 2022, MDH has expanded the data points it is reporting related to COVID-19 vaccine breakthrough cases. The full data set can be viewed here.
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Meanwhile, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported, as of Friday, 84 counties in Minnesota remained at a high level of COVID-19 community transmission. Another two counties are considered at a substantial spread.
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