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Minnesota reports 1,114 COVID hospitalizations

The state's positive test rate and hospitalizations continue to climb.

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ST. PAUL — Minnesota hospitalization numbers for COVID-19 continue to climb to levels not seen since December 2020 as the state weathers one of the worst outbreaks of the virus in the U.S.

Following are the Minnesota Department of Health COVID-19 case rates, deaths, hospitalizations and vaccinations as of Friday, Nov. 19. Because all data is preliminary, some numbers and totals may change from one day to the next.

Statewide case rates

  • NEW CASES: 5,162
  • SEVEN-DAY, ROLLING AVERAGE OF NEW CASES PER 100,000 PEOPLE: 73.3 (as of 11/11)

  • TOTAL CASES, INCLUDING REINFECTIONS: 871,203
  • TOTAL REINFECTIONS: 9,531
  • SEVEN-DAY, ROLLING AVERAGE TEST POSITIVITY RATE: 10.8 (as of 11/11)

Hospitalizations, deaths

  • ACTIVE HOSPITALIZATIONS: 1,414

  • TOTAL HOSPITALIZATIONS: 44,224

  • DEATHS, NEWLY REPORTED: 30

  • TOTAL DEATHS: 9,155

Vaccinations

  • FIRST DOSE ADMINISTERED: 3,583,889 or 68.8% of ages 5 and up

  • COMPLETED SERIES (2 doses): 3,335,953 or 64% of ages 5 and up

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