Confirmed cases of COVID-19 continue to increase by about 5,000 a week. Hospitalizations increased slightly in the past week, but the number of people in ICUs declined. Fifty-one people died because of COVID-19, while nearly 86,000 people got their booster vaccines.
The most recent state update indicates that Minnesota continues to report more than 5,000 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 each week. That does not include information about home tests. Nearly 60 people died of the disease during the week covered by the latest report, an increase over the week before.
These are the unofficial results from Nov. 8, 2022, for city-level, county-level, school district and legislative offices in west central Minnesota, according to the Minnesota Secretary of State’s office.
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More than 5,000 new cases of COVID-19 were reported across Minnesota in the fourth week of October, and four dozen deaths were reported. Hospitalization numbers were down overall, but the number of people in ICUs increased.