MDH: 3 recently reported COVID-19 deaths, 442 current admissions
MDH: 3 recently reported COVID-19 deaths, 442 current admissions

MDH: 3 recently reported COVID-19 deaths, 442 current admissions

On Friday, the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) reported:

  • Three new deaths due to COVID-19 *

* MDH says all deaths reported Friday are from this month.

MDH also reported the following data on hospital capacity **:

  • 993 ICU, non-COVID beds in use in adult and pediatric patients
  • 33 intensive care units, COVID beds in use for adult and pediatric patients
  • 6,351 non-ICU, non-COVID beds in use in adult and pediatric patients
  • 409 non-ICU, COVID beds in use in adult and pediatric patients

** For this dataset, MDH defines COVID beds in use as being “the number of patients currently positive with COVID-19 occupying a manned 24-hour bed in Minnesota. This does not include patients who were once positive but are now negative. “

In addition, MDH said:

  • 9.97 million COVID-19 vaccinations have been administered
  • 2.25 million third dose and booster shots have been administered
  • 3.70 million people have completed the vaccine series
  • 2.55 million people updated with vaccine doses
  • 75.1% of those 5 and older have received at least one dose of the vaccine

See the complete update via the interactive infographic below or here.

Meanwhile, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported, from Friday, that 79 counties in Minnesota remained at a high level of COVID-19 community transmission. Five more counties are considered to have a significant spread.

See the complete update via the interactive map below or here.

The map below shows data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as it pertains to community transmission levels. Courtesy: CDC
According to the CDC, counties in red have a high level of community transfer, in orange have a significant level, in yellow have a moderate level and in blue a low level.

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