MDH: 32 newly reported COVID-19 deaths, 633 current hospitalizations
Tuesday, the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) reported:
- 32 new deaths from COVID-19
*Data reported on Tuesday represents data as of 4 a.m. Friday, Feb. 18, due to Presidents Day. MDH noted 25 of the deaths reported Tuesday are from February 2022, five are from January 2022, and one each is from December 2021 and September 2021.
MDH also reported the following data regarding hospital capacity**:
- 881 ICU, non-COVID beds in use for adult and pediatric patients
- 104 ICU, COVID beds in use for adult and pediatric patients
- 5,521 non-ICU, non-COVID beds in use for adult and pediatric patients
- 529 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:
- 9.37 million COVID-19 vaccinations have been administered
- 2.12 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
As of Tuesday, MDH also reported:
- 360,876 total breakthrough cases, accounting for 10.153% of fully vaccinated Minnesotans
- 9,537 total breakthrough hospitalizations, accounting for 0.268% of fully vaccinated Minnesotans
- 1,680 breakthrough deaths, accounting for 0.047% 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 Tuesday, 83 counties in Minnesota remained at a high level of COVID-19 community transmission, while one was at substantial community transmission. Three counties were at moderate or low transmission levels.
View the complete update via the interactive map below or here.