ST. PAUL — Close to 98% of Minnesota adult intensive unit care beds are full as a surge in hospitalizations for COVID-19 continues to wear on, according to the state health department data from Tuesday, Dec. 14.
Northeast and west-central Minnesota as well as the Twin Cities region reported just one available adult ICU bed. Statewide, 1,636 people are in the hospital with COVID-19.
Following are the Minnesota Department of Health COVID-19 case rates, deaths, hospitalizations and vaccinations as of Tuesday. Because all data is preliminary, some numbers and totals may change from one day to the next.
Statewide case rates
NEW CASES: 9,042
SEVEN-DAY, ROLLING AVERAGE OF NEW CASES PER 100,000 PEOPLE: 76.6 (as of 12/6)
TOTAL CASES, INCLUDING REINFECTIONS: 969,450
TOTAL REINFECTIONS: 11,583
SEVEN-DAY, ROLLING AVERAGE TEST POSITIVITY RATE: 10.6 (as of 12/6)
ACTIVE HOSPITALIZATIONS: 1,636
TOTAL HOSPITALIZATIONS: 48,362
DEATHS, NEWLY REPORTED: 46
TOTAL DEATHS: 9,964
FIRST DOSE ADMINISTERED: 3,701,044 or 71% of ages 5 and up
COMPLETED SERIES (2 doses): 3,459,00 or 66.4% of ages 5 and up
BOOSTER DOSES ADMINISTERED: 1,418,056