(Minneapolis, MN)  —  Minnesota’s COVID-19 hospitalizations are at their highest levels since December. On Monday, the state reached 960 COVID hospitalizations and about 254 of those people are in intensive care. That’s the highest number of people hospitalized with COVID since shots first started going into arms in mid-December. The state’s infection rate also reached 8-point-3-percent, which is the 7th worst in the nation according to data from the CDC.