MDH: 21 newly reported COVID-19 deaths, 501 current hospitalizations
Wednesday, the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) reported*:
- 21 new deaths from COVID-19
*Of the deaths reported Wednesday, MDH says 19 are from February 2022 and two are from January 2022.
MDH also reported the following data regarding hospital capacity**:
- 968 ICU, non-COVID beds in use for adult and pediatric patients
- 70 ICU, COVID beds in use for adult and pediatric patients
- 6,152 non-ICU, non-COVID beds in use for adult and pediatric patients
- 431 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:
- 9.42 million COVID-19 vaccinations have been administered
- 2.14 million third-dose and booster shots have been administered
- 3.65 million people have completed the vaccine series
- 74.4% of those 5 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 Wednesday, 74 counties in Minnesota remained at a high level of COVID-19 community transmission. 10 others are listed as having substantial spread, and two others are considered to have moderate spread.
View the complete update via the interactive map below or here.