MDH: 6 newly reported COVID-19 deaths, 436 current hospitalizations
Tuesday, the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) reported*:
- 6 new deaths from COVID-19
*Data reported on Tuesday represents data as of the remainder of Friday, Saturday, Sunday and as of 4 a.m. on Monday. MDH adds all of the deaths reported this Tuesday are from May 2022.
MDH also reported the following data regarding hospital capacity**:
- 963 ICU, non-COVID beds in use for adult and pediatric patients
- 35 ICU, COVID beds in use for adult and pediatric patients
- 5,895 non-ICU, non-COVID beds in use for adult and pediatric patients
- 401 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:
- 9.93 million COVID-19 vaccinations have been administered
- 2.24 million third-dose and booster shots have been administered
- 3.70 million people have completed the vaccine series
- 2.55 million people up to date with vaccine doses
- 75.1% 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 Tuesday, nearly all counties in Minnesota remained at a high level of COVID-19 community transmission. Six counties are considered at a substantial spread, and four others are listed as having moderate spread. All others are listed as having high spread.
View the complete update via the interactive map below or here.