MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The state of Minnesota received half of the $2.1 billion allotted from the federal government’s Coronavirus Relief Fund on Wednesday.READ MORE: 3 Shootings In Minneapolis Leave 6 Injured, 2 Critically
Gov. Tim Walz announced Wednesday evening that $1,090,413,660 of the funding, that was made possible through the CARES Act, is now in Minnesota’s hands.'She Was A Jewel': Community Holds Vigil For Victim Of Quadruple Homicide
“The state is providing critical funding to hospitals, public health departments, and first responders as we work together to keep Minnesotans safe amid the COVID-19 pandemic,” Walz said.
The remainder of the money, which is expected to arrive before the end of April, will be distributed to local governments within the state.MORE NEWS: Twins, Lynx, And Gophers Take Home Weekend Wins