Minnesota COVID-19 Update Friday | www.WDIO.com

Minnesota COVID-19 Update Friday

Minnesota COVID-19 Update Friday Photo: WDIO

WDIO
Updated: January 28, 2022 01:16 PM
Created: May 25, 2020 11:51 AM

On Friday, the Minnesota Department of Health reports 14,565 new cases of COVID-19, with 43 newly-reported deaths. Updates posted Friday include data as of 4 a.m. Thursday. There were three deaths reported in Northland counties over this same time period.

MDH advises the recent surge in COVID-19 cases is creating a high volume of lab reports, which means some cases are waiting to be processed. 

The total number of cases in Minnesota since the pandemic began is now 1,309,665. This number includes 46,472 reinfections. The cumulative number of Minnesotans testing positive is 1,263,193.

There have been 11,382 deaths related to COVID-19 in Minnesota, with 5,336 associated with long-term care or assisted living facilities.  

There have been 56,621 total cases hospitalized, with 10,653 patients needing the ICU.

According to MDH, 73.6% of Minnesota residents 5 and up have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine as of January 26. 68.9% of Minnesotans age 5+ and up have completed their vaccination series.

Visit the Minnesota Department of Health COVID-19 webpage

Here is the breakdown of confirmed and probable cases in the Northland according to the Minnesota Department of Health reported on Friday, Jan. 28:

Aitkin County, MN: 2,688 cases (22 new cases) (58 deaths)
Beltrami County, MN: 10,324 cases (79 new cases) (114 deaths, including 1 reported Friday)
Carlton County, MN: 7,405 cases (87 new cases)  (84 deaths, including 1 reported Friday)
Cass County, MN: 6,172 cases (58 new cases) (70 deaths)
Cook County, MN: 482 cases (7 new cases) (2 deaths)
Crow Wing County, MN: 14,302 cases (215 new cases) (151 deaths)
Itasca County, MN: 9,955 cases (97 new cases) (128 deaths) 
Koochiching County, MN: 2,390 cases (40 new cases) (34 deaths)
Lake County, MN: 1,823 cases  (15 new cases) (26 deaths)
Pine County, MN: 6,347 cases (50 new cases) (58 deaths)
St. Louis County, MN: 41,019 cases (446 new cases) (484 deaths, including 1 reported Friday)

Minnesota COVID-19 thresholds:
The state surpassed 1,000,000 total people who have had COVID-19 as of Wednesday, December 29th report. It had surpassed 1,000,000 total cases, including reinfections, in the December 27th report.

100,000 cases - Oct. 1, 2020
300,000 cases - Nov. 3, 2020
400,000 cases - Dec. 22, 2020
500,000 cases - March 18, 2021
600,000 cases - May 17, 2021
700,000 cases - Sept. 28, 2021
800,000 cases - Nov. 2, 2021   * includes reinfection cases
900,000 cases - Nov. 30, 2021
1,000,000 cases - Dec. 23, 2021 (reported Dec. 27, including reinfections)
1,000,000 cases - Dec 29, 2021 (total new cases)
1,100,000 cases - Jan. 11, 2022
1,200,000 cases - Jan. 20, 2022
1,300,000 cases - Jan. 28, 2022 (including reinfections)

3,000 deaths - Nov. 18, 2020
4,000 deaths - Dec. 7, 2020
5,000 deaths - Dec. 24, 2020
6,000 deaths - Jan. 21, 2021
7,000 deaths - April 17, 2021
8,000 deaths - Sept. 21, 2021
9,000 deaths - Nov. 16, 2021
10,000 deaths - Dec. 15, 2021
11,000 deaths - Jan. 18, 2022

Johns Hopkins Center for Systems Science and Engineering reports 73,662,706 cases of COVID-19 in the U.S. since the pandemic began. Approximately 367.9 million people have been infected worldwide with 5,643,264 deaths as of 1/28/2022 at 12:22 p.m. CST. There have been 879,988 deaths in the United States. Over 535.0 million doses of vaccine have been administered in the U.S.

According to the CDC, symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. Symptoms include: Fever or chills, Cough, Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, Fatigue, Muscle or body aches, Headache, New loss of taste or smell, Sore throat, Congestion or runny nose, Nausea or vomiting, Diarrhea.

Look for emergency warning signs for COVID-19. If someone is showing any of these signs, seek emergency medical care immediately: Trouble breathing, Persistent pain or pressure in the chest, New confusion, Inability to wake or stay awake, Bluish lips or face. The CDC recommends calling your medical provider for any other symptoms that are severe or concerning to you.

Copyright 2022 WDIO-TV LLC, a Hubbard Broadcasting Company. All rights reserved

Snowmobile club donates to Beargrease in Ryan Redington's name

COVID vaccine mandate begins soon for Arrowhead Transit drivers

The Mayo Clinic debunks internet 'COVID testing hack'

UPDATE: Duluth asking residents, businesses east of Lake Ave. to keep thermostats low

Downtown building to be demolished after Friday fire

Residents will be let back into apartments Friday afternoon