Minnesota COVID-19 hospitalizations at lowest level since last May

Photo by: CDC
Photo by: CDC

(St. Paul, MN) -- A weekly pandemic update released Thursday shows Minnesota's third winter with COVID has included fewer cases than in the previous two winter seasons.

COVID-19 hospitalizations in the state are at the lowest level since last May.

University of Minnesota data shows COVID-19 levels in wastewater are still at a steady level, with higher levels in months in the west-central and southwest regions of the state.

The report also reported declining influenza levels after cases surged early in the fall.