SUBSCRIBE NOW Just 99¢ for your first month

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

Minnesota reports 11,440 new cases, 78 deaths from COVID

The seven-day rolling average positive test rate reached 23.7%.

Coronavirus
Coronavirus imagery
Unsplash
We are part of The Trust Project.

ST. PAUL — Following are the Minnesota Department of Health's COVID-19 case rates, deaths, hospitalizations and vaccinations as of Thursday, Jan. 20. Because all data are preliminary, some numbers and totals may change from one day to the next.

Statewide case rates

  • NEW CASES: 11,440
  • SEVEN-DAY, ROLLING AVERAGE OF NEW CASES PER 100,000 PEOPLE: 222.4 (as of 1/9)
  • TOTAL CASES, INCLUDING REINFECTIONS: 1,204,929
  • TOTAL REINFECTIONS: 34,134
  • SEVEN-DAY, ROLLING AVERAGE TEST POSITIVITY RATE: 23.7% (as of 1/9)

Hospitalizations, deaths

  • ACTIVE HOSPITALIZATIONS: 1,629
  • TOTAL HOSPITALIZATIONS: 54,810
  • DEATHS, NEWLY REPORTED: 78
  • TOTAL DEATHS: 11,115

Vaccinations

  • FIRST DOSE ADMINISTERED: 3,813,784 or 73.2% of ages 5 and up
  • COMPLETED SERIES (2 doses): 3,573,445 or 68.6% of ages 5 and up
  • BOOSTER DOSES ADMINISTERED: 1,952,260
Alex Derosier covers Minnesota breaking news and state government for Forum News Service.
What to read next
Experts say obstetrics and gynecology training programs in so-called "abortion refugee" states such as Minnesota will be needed to serve an increase of out-of-state physicians seeking training in abortion care as part of an accredited program. Mayo and UMN offer the only such residencies in Minnesota.
See the latest COVID-19 numbers updated daily.
Both Sanford Health and Essentia Health in Fargo report more inquiries from new mothers about breastfeeding.
A whiff of the sweet smells of springtime are a seasonal joy. But the pollen-filled air also may send people with allergies running to their medicine cabinets. In this episode of NewsMD's "Health Fusion," Viv Williams gets tips on how to handle seasonal allergies from asthma and allergy specialist.