MDH: 26 newly reported COVID-19 deaths, 622 current hospitalizations
Wednesday, the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) reported*:
- 26 new deaths from COVID-19**
*Due to Presidents Day, data reported on Tuesday represents data as of the remainder of Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday and as of 4 a.m. on Tuesday.
**MDH says 23 of the deaths reported Wednesday are from February 2022, two are from January 2022 and one is from November 2021.
MDH also reported the following data regarding hospital capacity***:
- 929 ICU, non-COVID beds in use for adult and pediatric patients
- 98 ICU, COVID beds in use for adult and pediatric patients
- 5,902 non-ICU, non-COVID beds in use for adult and pediatric patients
- 524 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:
- 9.38 million COVID-19 vaccinations have been administered
- 2.13 million third-dose and booster shots have been administered
- 3.64 million people have completed the vaccine series
- 74.3% of those 5 and older have received at least one dose of the vaccine
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Meanwhile, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported, as of Wednesday, 85 counties in Minnesota remained at a high level of COVID-19 community transmission.
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