MDH: 19 newly reported COVID-19 deaths, 396 current hospitalizations
Thursday, the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) reported*:
- 19 new deaths from COVID-19
*Data reported on Thursday represents data as of the remainder of Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and as of 4 a.m. on Wednesday.
All of the deaths reported Thursday occurred in June of 2022.
MDH also reported the following data regarding hospital capacity**:
- 1,006 ICU, non-COVID beds in use for adult and pediatric patients
- 28 ICU, COVID beds in use for adult and pediatric patients
- 6,383 non-ICU, non-COVID beds in use for adult and pediatric patients
- 368 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:
- 10.16 million COVID-19 vaccinations have been administered
- 2.29 million third-dose and booster shots have been administered
- 3.71 million people have completed the vaccine series
- 1.68 million people are up to date with vaccine doses
- 75.3% 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.
View the complete update via the interactive infographic below or here.
Meanwhile, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported, as of Thursday, 65 counties in Minnesota remained at a high level of COVID-19 community transmission. Another 17 counties are considered at a substantial spread. Five others are listed as having moderate spread.
View the complete update via the interactive map below or here.