MDH: Omicron variant confirmed, 72 newly-reported COVID-19 deaths, 5,313 newly-reported cases | KSTP.com

MDH: Omicron variant confirmed, 72 newly-reported COVID-19 deaths, 5,313 newly-reported cases

MDH: Omicron variant confirmed, 72 newly-reported COVID-19 deaths, 5,313 newly-reported cases Photo: KSTP-TV.

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Updated: December 02, 2021 11:17 AM
Created: December 02, 2021 11:05 AM

Thursday, the Minnesota Department of Health reported the first confirmed case of the omicron variant in Minnesota in addition to:

  • 72 newly-reported deaths from COVID-19
  • 5,313 newly-reported positive COVID-19 tests

Additionally, MDH said:

  • 7.89 million COVID-19 vaccinations have been administered
  • 1.13 million third-dose and booster shots have been administered
  • 3.37 million people have completed the vaccine series
  • 70.1% of those 5 and older have received at least one dose of the vaccine

View the complete update via the interactive infographic below or here.


Meanwhile, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported, as of Thursday, all 87 counties in Minnesota remained at a high level of COVID-19 community transmission.

View the complete update via the interactive map below or here.

The map below displays 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 transmission, in orange have a substantial level, in yellow have a moderate level and in blue have a low level.

See the latest on COVID-19 here.


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