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Minnesota COVID-19 update: Monday, October 18, 2021

Minnesota COVID-19 update: Monday, October 18, 2021

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Updated: October 18, 2021 11:36 AM
Created: October 18, 2021 11:26 AM

(ABC 6 News) - The latest information as of October 18, 2021 on coronavirus in Minnesota according to the Minnesota Department of Health.

VACCINATION

Total COVID-19 vaccinations administered as of October 18 (cumulative): 6,695,034
Third vaccine doses administered: 229,397

Total Pfizer vaccinations (cumulative): 3,989,133
Total Moderna vaccinations (cumulative): 2,415,159
Total Johnson & Johnson vaccinations (cumulative): 289,252
Unknown/missing vaccine type: 1,490

Total population with completed vaccine series as of October 18: 3,270,542

Percent of total population, 16+, with at least one vaccine dose: 74.2% of the population

Percent of total population, 16+, with completed vaccine series: 70.7% of the population

TESTING

Total overall lab tests completed: 13,166,757

CASES - Newly reported: 2868

Newly reported confirmed cases: 2458
Newly reported probable cases:   410
Total confirmed cases of COVID-19 (cumulative): 758,252

Total confirmed cases (PCR positive) (cumulative): 691,333
Total probable cases (Antigen positive) (cumulative): 66,919
Total number of health care workers: 48,603

VACCINE BREAKTHROUGH CASES
Breakthrough cases data updated weekly on Mondays

Number of vaccine breakthrough cases as of September 18: 

Total cases: 45,827 or 1.441% of fully vaccinated people
Total cases hospitalized: 2,718 or 0.085% of fully vaccinated people
Total deaths: 234 or 0.007% of fully vaccinated people

RECOVERED

Total patients who no longer need to be isolated: 726,330

HOSPITALIZATION 

Total number of patients hospitalized (cumulative): 39,849
Total number of patients that have been admitted to the ICU (cumulative): 8,076
DEATHS 
29 deaths reported today

Residence type of newly reported deaths:

Private Residence: 24
Long-term Care Facility/Assisted Living: 5
Total number of deaths: 8,436

Deaths from confirmed cases (cumulative): 7,949
Deaths from probable cases (cumulative): 487
Total non-laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 deaths: 124
*COVID-19 listed on death certificate but a positive test not documented for the person.

4,704 deaths were among cases that resided in long-term care or assisted living facilities. 

Cases by County of Residence

County Total confirmed cases Total probable cases Total cases Total deaths
Aitkin 1,714 78 1,792 42
Anoka 45,473 7,748 53,221 514
Becker 4,643 567 5,210 62
Beltrami 5,065 1,306 6,371 77
Benton 6,882 511 7,393 109
Big Stone 745 44 789 4
Blue Earth 9,301 229 9,530 59
Brown 3,888 121 4,009 47
Carlton 3,456 953 4,409 66
Carver 11,339 2,090 13,429 54
Cass 3,840 319 4,159 42
Chippewa 1,800 69 1,869 40
Chisago 7,428 780 8,208 62
Clay 9,026 1,091 10,117 98
Clearwater 1,025 312 1,337 18
Cook 238 5 243 0
Cottonwood 1,636 304 1,940 27
Crow Wing 8,620 678 9,298 105
Dakota 49,954 6,383 56,337 523
Dodge 2,644 49 2,693 9
Douglas 5,469 711 6,180 89
Faribault 2,104 53 2,157 30
Fillmore 2,351 31 2,382 12
Freeborn 4,731 95 4,826 42
Goodhue 5,883 202 6,085 84
Grant 715 53 768 9
Hennepin 138,875 12,880 151,755 1,909
Houston 2,204 87 2,291 17
Hubbard 2,494 351 2,845 44
Isanti 4,925 675 5,600 73
Itasca 5,834 189 6,023 80
Jackson 1,137 311 1,448 14
Kanabec 1,775 101 1,876 30
Kandiyohi 8,095 132 8,227 96
Kittson 538 61 599 22
Koochiching 1,241 134 1,375 19
Lac qui Parle 860 97 957 24
Lake 913 152 1,065 21
Lake of the Woods 435 22 457 4
Le Sueur 3,617 187 3,804 31
Lincoln 724 33 757 5
Lyon 4,147 328 4,475 56
Mahnomen 828 46 874 12
Marshall 1,164 159 1,323 19
Martin 3,030 155 3,185 34
McLeod 5,659 175 5,834 68
Meeker 3,438 77 3,515 52
Mille Lacs 3,795 272 4,067 65
Morrison 5,146 314 5,460 65
Mower 6,148 205 6,353 40
Murray 1,029 286 1,315 10
Nicollet 4,112 152 4,264 51
Nobles 4,364 415 4,779 52
Norman 736 115 851 9
Olmsted 17,740 154 17,894 118
Otter Tail 7,019 849 7,868 104
Pennington 1,583 554 2,137 27
Pine 3,721 490 4,211 30
Pipestone 1,242 77 1,319 27
Polk 4,396 638 5,034 77
Pope 1,461 76 1,537 8
Ramsey 58,487 4,276 62,763 976
Red Lake 444 134 578 9
Redwood 2,221 135 2,356 43
Renville 2,162 89 2,251 49
Rice 9,494 392 9,886 131
Rock 1,291 246 1,537 19
Roseau 2,449 154 2,603 25
Scott 18,336 3,023 21,359 159
Sherburne 13,294 1,997 15,291 114
Sibley 1,896 155 2,051 12
St. Louis 21,386 1,900 23,286 353
Stearns 26,634 1,402 28,036 252
Steele 5,586 159 5,745 25
Stevens 1,177 51 1,228 11
Swift 1,294 34 1,328 19
Todd 3,788 130 3,918 36
Traverse 340 163 503 5
Wabasha 2,819 46 2,865 5
Wadena 2,176 138 2,314 29
Waseca 3,167 70 3,237 30
Washington 30,540 2,696 33,236 329
Watonwan 1,652 41 1,693 11
Wilkin 831 177 1,008 14
Winona 5,963 89 6,052 53
Wright 17,734 3,210 20,944 170
Yellow Medicine 1,278 239 1,517 20
Unknown/missing 499 42 541 0


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