Thunder Bay – COVID-19 Update – Thinking of a weekend in Duluth? Minnesota became the state with the highest COVID infection rate in the United States.
The number of patients hospitalized with COVID has surged 49% in the past twenty-four hours. Almost 60% of the patient in hospital are on ventilators.
The strain on hospitals across Minnesota has created a significant shortage of available beds everywhere in the state.
|Total number of fully vaccinated Minnesotans age 12 and older (as of the week beginning 10/17/21)*||3,266,555|
|Number of vaccine breakthrough cases||Percent of fully vaccinated people|
|Total cases hospitalized**||3,638||0.111%|