Latest Coronavirus Headlines

Crowds Of Bikers Gather At Sturgis Rally, With Little Signs Of COVID-19 PrecautionsThe coronavirus may be changing the world, but there aren't many signs of the pandemic at the massive annual motorcycle rally being held this week at a small city along Interstate 90 in western South Dakota.
Free COVID-19 Testing Sites Open In Ramsey County For Weekends In AugustTwo free COVID-19 testing sites will open for weekend days in August, Ramsey County Public Health officials say.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: 924 Additional Cases And 8 Deaths, Total Positive Cases Breach 60KHealth officials on Saturday reported 924 additional cases of COVID-19 in Minnesota, with eight deaths.
'Sweden Is An Outlier': Minnesota Native Weighs In On Sweden's Approach To COVID-19 PandemicFor the first time since March, Sweden reported no new deaths from COVID-19. That country's controversial approach to the global pandemic has been under the microscope for months.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: 556 Additional Cases And 4 Deaths Reported; Over 900K Minnesotans Tested So FarMinnesota health officials updated the impact of COVID-19 on the state Friday, reporting 556 additional cases and four more deaths in the last 24 hours.
Wayzata Public Schools Proposes Hybrid Learning Plan For Upcoming School YearA hybrid learning scenario has been proposed for the upcoming school year at Wayzata Public Schools.
'It Won't Be Normal': Waiting List Grows For North St. Paul Catholic School With In-Person ClassesA private Catholic school in North St. Paul has built up a waiting list for enrollment with families who don't want to start the year in hybrid or distance learning.
U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams Reminds Minnesotans To Take COVID-19 PrecautionsAs the nation's doctor, the U.S. Surgeon General is reminding Minnesotans to take precautions to turn the COVID-19 pandemic around.
Almost 30 Test Positive For COVID-19 After Attending Funeral In Becker CountyIt's human nature to want to gather and grieve together when someone you lose someone close to you, but the COVID-19 pandemic is making that more difficult.
Faces Of COVID-19: Vietnam Veteran Terry Klante, 75, Remembered For Quick Wit & Sense Of HumorHis family says he still thought of himself as a teenager. He was a self-described tough guy from Eagan who survived the Vietnam War. But, Terry Klante lost his battle to COVID-19 in April at 75.
Teacher, Anxious About School Plan, Interrupts Gov. Walz Press ConferenceReflecting the anxiety so many Minnesotans are feeling right now, Gov. Tim Walz was holding a news conference on COVID-19 relief when a middle school teacher shouted at him on Thursday.
Back To School Q&A: What Happens If A COVID-19 Case Is Confirmed In A Classroom?State guidance says close contacts will be quarantined at home for two weeks if there's a known exposure occurs in a classroom.
St. Paul Chamber Orchestra Cancels Concerts Through December 2020The St. Paul Chamber Orchestra announced that their concerts through December 2020 have been canceled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
University Of Minn. Begins 1st Clinical Trial To Test If 'Natural Killer' Cells Can Be Effective Treatment For COVID-19The University of Minnesota announced an expansion of a clinical investigation to determine if “natural killer” cells can be an effective treatment for COVID-19.
UMN Study Finds No COVID-19 Infections Among Hundreds Of Twin Cities Health Care Workers, Suggests Safety Measures WorkingA recent study from the University of Minnesota found no COVID-19 infections among hundreds of health care workers in the Twin Cities.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: MDH Reports 800+ Additional COVID-19 Cases And 7 More DeathsMinnesota health officials on Thursday announced 867 more COVID-19 cases and seven more deaths. Meanwhile, 14 more people need hospitalization.
St. Louis County Adds COVID-19 Cases Faster Than Any Other County In MNSt. Louis County in northeastern Minnesota this week has added new COVID-19 cases faster than any other county in the state. 
South Dakota Governor Uses COVID-19 Restrictions Elsewhere, Including Minnesota, To Lure BusinessesGov. Kristi Noem is using COVID-19 restrictions in other states to lure businesses to relocate to South Dakota.
How Austin's Sumner Elementary Is Reopening With In-Person Learning This School YearSumner Elementary School in Austin is one of the first schools in the state to reopen for the new year.
As COVID-19 Case Positivity Rate Crosses 5% Wednesday, Health Officials Warn That Everything Is Not Back To NormalWe are entering month six of the COVID-19 pandemic in Minnesota.
Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers To Mobilize National Guard To Serve As Poll Workers On Aug. 11Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers says the Wisconsin National Guard will be assisting in the state’s primary elections next week.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Gov. Walz Sued For State Face Mask MandateMinnesota Voters Alliance filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday claiming the statewide mask mandate contradicts an existing law that bans masks in public places.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: 606 Additional Cases And 4 Deaths Reported; Hospitalizations Increase By 26Minnesota’s health department (MDH) on Tuesday announced 606 additional COVID-19 cases and four more deaths.
Minnesota Couple Feels Lasting Effects Of COVID-19Three months out from COVID-19, a Minnesota couple still feels the effects. “I still get very winded and have a hard time catching my breath," Karen says.
What Is A COVID-19 Saliva Test? Good QuestionEnsuring teachers and school staff have quick access to a COVID-19 test if needed is part of Minnesota's school reopening plan. But it won't be the nasal swab or a blood test. Instead, they'll spit into a tube.
Nickelodeon Universe To Reopen Next Week; Only 250 Visitors To Be Allowed InsideAfter being closed for nearly five months due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Nickelodeon Universe is preparing to reopen next week.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: 622 More COVID-19 Cases Reported; 2 More DeathsThe Minnesota Department of Health says the state's total number of confirmed coronavirus cases is at 56,560. Of them, nearly 50,000 have recovered and no longer require isolation.
Parents Of Special Needs Students Voice Concerns Over Fall Schooling PlansThe Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan school district has announced it will use a hybrid model where students divided into two groups will each go into school twice a week.
Anticipated Crowd Of 250,000 At Annual Sturgis Rally Amid Rising COVID-19 InfectionsMore than 250,000 people are expected to rumble through western South Dakota, seeking the freedom of cruising the boundless landscapes in a state that has skipped lockdowns.

Latest Health Headlines from CBS News

Ohio governor tests negative for coronavirus a second timeDeWine first tested positive​ for the coronavirus when he was tested ahead of meeting President Trump, as per the current protocol.
Over 250 quarantined in Georgia district after first week of schoolOver a dozen students and teachers from the district have tested positive since school began on Monday.
Nurse loses leg after she ignored pain to care for COVID patients"You forget about your own pains because you're busy helping other people," she said.
USDA warns against eating prepared meals with recalled onionsReady-to-eat products sold at Kroger, Walmart and other stores could contain vegetable linked to salmonella outbreak.
Is COVID-19 making Black birth more complicated?Black communities have long been working to make pregnancy and birth safe and joyful experiences. But could the pandemic put them at an even higher risk?
97,000 kids test positive for COVID-19 in two weeks, report saysExperts hope increased testing of children will help determine what role they play in transmission, as school districts around the country return to some form of school.
U.K.'s Windsor Castle gardens temporarily open to the publicWindsor Castle, where Britain's Queen Elizabeth II spends many of her private weekends, is home to a stunning display of flowers and trees. Starting in early August and lasting a few weeks, the public will be allowed to get a rare look at the castle's beautiful gardens. Jericka Duncan reports.
Tracking the latest COVID-19 developments as the school year beginsTracking the latest: Questions remain as kids head back to school. CBS News medical contributor Dr. David Agus looks at the classroom, vaccines and more.
U.S. engine plant employees claim workplace is rife with COVID-19 safety issuesA U.S. engine manufacturer is at the center of a CBS News investigation after some employees allege the company was not taking proper safety precautions against the coronavirus, including not telling workers a colleague "passed out on the job" and claiming that managers rarely wore masks. The company told CBS News it was following CDC guidelines. Nancy Cordes reports on the investigation.
Trump threatens executive action on pandemic stimulus amid shaky negotiationsPresident Trump called a sudden press conference Friday evening where he signaled he will take executive action on unemployment, student loans and evictions after lawmakers were not able to reach a deal. However, the president was vague about when he would do this or if he really had the power to decide issues that are usually left to Congress, as tens of millions of Americans remain in limbo. Paula Reid reports.
4 deaths linked to hand sanitizers in two statesBesides the four who died, three had ongoing vision problems, the CDC said.
More than 338,000 U.S. children tested positive for coronavirus as of July, AAP findsMore than 338,000 children tested positive for the coronavirus as of the end of July, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics. Nearly 100,000 of those cases were reported in the last two weeks of the month, and more than 25 children died in July alone. The new figures come as some states, including Georgia and New York, return or make plans to return for the 2020 school year. Michael George reports.
Cuomo will allow New York schools to reopenNew York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Friday gave the green light to open schools in the state. Mola Lenghi reports.
Coronavirus cases in kids on the riseMore than 25 children died from the virus in July, including a 6-year-old this week. Janet Shamlian reports.
More recalls of prepared foods for onions tied to salmonellaGiant Eagle, Kroger and Walmart sold ready-to-eat meals with vegetable implicated in more than 600 illnesses in 43 states.
California surpasses 10,000 coronavirus deathsThere have been more than 10,000 deaths due to COVID-19 in California as of Friday.
Private equity wants to own your DNAIt's not like your hacked credit card number, one private expert said. You can't change your DNA.
7-year-old boy is now the youngest COVID-19 victim in GeorgiaThe boy, who had no underlying conditions, is the youngest confirmed coronavirus death in the state.
COVID model projects U.S. death toll could hit 300,000 by DecemberNowhere in the U.S. is there more of a life and death struggle than on the Texas border, where doctors say they are desperate for help and hospital beds.
Improving diversity in medicine could help close racial care gapOnly about 5% of doctors are African American. A neurosurgeon in training shows Adriana Diaz how difficult it can be for doctors of color to overcome barriers and how diversity can help improve care.