MDH: 7 recently reported COVID-19 deaths, 205 current admissions
MDH: 7 recently reported COVID-19 deaths, 205 current admissions

MDH: 7 recently reported COVID-19 deaths, 205 current admissions

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

  • Seven new deaths due to COVID-19

* Of the deaths reported Friday, MDH says five are from this month, one is from February and one is from December 2021.

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

  • 981 ICU, non-COVID beds in use in adult and pediatric patients
  • 25 intensive care units, COVID beds in use for adult and pediatric patients
  • 6,509 non-ICU, non-COVID beds in use in adult and pediatric patients
  • 180 non-ICU, COVID beds in use for 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:

  • 9.67 million COVID-19 vaccinations have been administered
  • 2.21 million third dose and booster shots have been administered
  • 3.69 million people have completed the vaccine series
  • 2.55 million people updated with vaccine doses
  • 74.9% 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 eight counties in Minnesota remained at a high level of COVID-19 community transmission. A further 27 counties are considered 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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