MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — For Memorial Day, virtual services will be held Monday to honor those who died serving their country.
Here are the latest updates in the COVID-19 pandemic:
- 7:06 p.m.: The World Health Organization says it will temporarily drop hydroxychloroquine from its global study into experimental COVID-19 treatments.
- 4:32 p.m.: Some Minneapolis clergy leaders who feel it’s not safe to restart worship services have written a letter to Gov. Tim Walz, urging him to amend his executive order and allow municipalities to institute added COVID-19-related safety restrictions.
- 4 p.m.: California says churches can resume in-person services, but the congregations will be limited to less than 100 and worshipers should wear masks, avoid sharing prayer books and skip the collection plate
- 4 p.m.: Greece has restarted regular ferry services to its islands. Greek restaurants and cafes were also back open for business as the country accelerated efforts to salvage its key tourism season.
- 2 p.m.: The state of Wisconsin is reporting 307 new cases and 3 deaths from the COVID-19 outbreak.
- 10:53 a.m.: The Minnesota National Guard received additional COVID-19 testing supplies after exhausting its initial allotment of 6,500 for free testing Saturday through today at armory sites around the state.
- 11 a.m.: Minnesota health officials report 745 new cases of COVID-19 and 12 more deaths. The state also saw a spike in ICU hospitalizations, with 41 entering intensive care since Sunday.
- 9:59 a.m.: A second immigrant in ICE custody has died due to complications of COVID-19.
- 6:44 a.m.: President Donald Trump has imposed new travel restrictions on Brazil, one of the countries hit hardest by the coronavirus pandemic.
- 4:02 a.m.: Big Memorial Day weekend crowds across the U.S. are raising virus-linked concerns for officials.
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