MDH: 8 newly reported COVID-19 deaths, 198 current hospitalizations
Tuesday, the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) reported*:
- 8 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. Of the deaths reported Tuesday, MDH says five are from March 2022 and one each from February 2022, January 2022 and December 2021.
MDH also reported the following data regarding hospital capacity**:
- 866 ICU, non-COVID beds in use for adult and pediatric patients
- 27 ICU, COVID beds in use for adult and pediatric patients
- 5,822 non-ICU, non-COVID beds in use for adult and pediatric patients
- 171 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:
- 9.50 million COVID-19 vaccinations have been administered
- 2.19 million third-dose and booster shots have been administered
- 3.68 million people have completed the vaccine series
- 2.54 million people up to date with vaccine doses
- 74.7% 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 Tuesday, three counties in Minnesota remained at a high level of COVID-19 community transmission. Another 22 counties are considered at a substantial spread.
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