MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — On Tuesday, the COVID-19 death toll in Minnesota climbed to 12. Meanwhile, officials are modeling when the state will see its number of cases peak. So far, projections place that peak in mid-May or June.

Here are the latest updates in the COVID-19 pandemic:

  • 7:33 p.m. The Wisconsin National Guard announced that they will help serve as staff at polling stations if the state’s primary election is held, and they will help staff at two voluntary self-isolation facilities.
  • 6:58 p.m. All types of businesses across the advertising industry came together to build the #AloneTogether campaign, which promotes social distancing amidst COVID-19.
  • 5:56 p.m. Wisconsin Democratic Party supports postponing state’s April 7 primary amid COVID-19.
  • 5:37 p.m. Menards is temporarily barring customers under the age of 16 from entering their stores.
  • 5:16 p.m. Costco will now limit the number of people who can enter a store under a person’s membership card to two individuals.
  • 5:03 p.m. Gov. Tim Walz today announced that the application process for emergency grants for child care providers is open.
  • 3:53 p.m.: The Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener has been postponed until 2021.
  • 3:41 p.m. University of St. Thomas announces that they will not be holding this year’s undergraduate, graduate, School of Law and Dougherty Family College (DFC) commencement ceremonies in May as scheduled.
  • 3:05 p.m.: Wisconsin Gov. Evers deploys the National Guard to help at polls for the state’s presidential primary, which is scheduled for April 7.
  • 12:00 p.m.: St. Paul is working on a bridge fund, which if passed, could help families and small businesses. 
  • 11:28 a.m.:For the first time since WWII, Wimbledon was canceled on Wednesday due to concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic, The Associated Press reports.
  • 11 a.m.: Health officials in Minnesota report five more COVID-19 deaths, the highest single-day jump yet, bringing the state death toll to 17. Meanwhile, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state has climbed to 689.
  • 10:20 a.m.: Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office develops a “help team,” geared toward assisting those with COVID-19-related essential needs.
  • 10:02 a.m.:Joe Biden suggests the Democratic National Convention, which was slated for July, might not take place as scheduled due to the pandemic.
  • 9:42 a.m.:Gas prices in southern Minnesota fall below $1 a gallon, according to GasBuddy.
  • 9:17 a.m.:Cruise operator Carnival said it still has 6,000 passengers on its ships at sea amid the widening coronavirus pandemic.
  • 9:11 a.m.:Russia’s Putin sends military plane to the U.S. with supplies to fight the coronavirus.
  • 7:36 a.m.:“Star Wars” actor Andrew Jack has died as a result of the coronavirus. He was 76.
  • 6 a.m.: Researchers say at least 865 people died due to COVID-19 on Tuesday. Those fatalities put America’s death toll over 4,080.
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