MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — On Wednesday, Minnesota turned the dial further toward reopening, as restaurants, bars, and gyms are now allowed to reopen to indoor customers. Reservations are required and establishments must operate at reduced capacity.
Here are the latest updates in the COVID-19 pandemic:
- 4:26 p.m.: Performances of “Frozen” scheduled at the Orpheum Theatre in Minneapolis that were postponed due to COVID-19 are now scheduled for Oct. 7-24, 2021.
- 3:54 p.m.: The Iowa State Fair has been canceled.
- 12:25 p.m.: Officials say the 2020 Como Park Japenese Obon Festival, which was previously scheduled for Aug. 16, has been canceled.
- 11:00 a.m.: The number of COVID-19 patients in ICU beds has fallen to its lowest level in a month. MDH also reported an additional 352 positive cases statewide.
- 9:06 a.m.: The University of St. Thomas says it plans to be fully reopened by mid-August, just in time for the fall semester.
- 6:05 a.m.: After being closed for nearly three months, the Mall of America is reopening Wednesday.
- 6:04 a.m.: Sen. John Thune, the second highest-ranking Republican in the Senate, says that the next round of COVID-19 relief isn’t expected until at least the middle of July.
- 5 a.m.: Minnesota enters phase three of reopening, as restaurants, bars and gyms are allowed to reopen to indoor customers.
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