Latest Coronavirus Headlines

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Nurse Emily Allen Talks Caring For Patients In Protective Gear, 'It's Like Being In A Space Suit'Nurse Emily Allen has been working at Bethesda Hospital, taking care of the patients in critical condition due to COVID-19.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Whitey's Old Town Saloon Adapts To The TimesBars and restaurants have been especially hard-hit due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Though many - like Whitey's - have adapted to the change.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Hits 935; 451 No Longer Need IsolationMinnesota Department of Health reports the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 has reached 935. Of those cases, 451 no longer need isolation.
Talking Points: Attorney General Ellison Speaks On Price Gouging, Funerals Amidst COVID-19Attorney General Keith Ellison is asking Minnesotans to report any sign of price gouging. 
Coronavirus In Minnesota: The Latest COVID-19 Headlines From April 5, 2020Here are the latest updates in the COVID-19 pandemic.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Families Concerned As COVID-19 Creeps Into Senior Care FacilitiesSo far, at least one resident or staff member has tested positive at 47 care facilities across Minnesota, and there have been 13 deaths from the virus being associated with congregate care.
CDC Recommends Everyone Wear Fabric Masks In Public, Learn How To Make Your OwnOn Friday, the CDC recommended everyone wears fabric face masks in public settings, especially grocery stores and pharmacies, where significant community-based transmission can occur.
Minnesota Lists Some Senior Centers With COVID-19 CasesMinnesota health officials on Saturday named 32 senior living and other long-term care homes where residents or staffers have tested positive for COVID-19.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Planning, Preparations Continue For 2020 MN State Fair Despite UncertaintiesWith all of the cancellations lately due to COVID-19, Minnesotans might be wondering if the 2020 Great Minnesota Get-Together is still going to happen at the end of August.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Gov. Walz Says He Is Worried About Lack Of Stay-At-Home Orders In Iowa, North Dakota And South DakotaWalz added that he has communicated with officials in the three states that border Minnesota to the west and south.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: State's Number Of Positive Cases Now At 865, Names Of Long-Term Care Facilities With Outbreaks ReleasedOn the other hand, the number of people who no longer need to be in isolation is now 440, health officials say.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Twin Cities Nurse Shares Her Story Battling COVID-19A Twin Cities nurse, who tested positive for COVID-19 one week ago, says her symptoms were so debilitating she felt like she was going to die.
How Does COVID-19 Spread?New research suggests that the virus could be spread by simple breathing.
Coronavirus Updates: The Latest COVID-19 Headlines From April 3, 2020Here are the latest updates in the COVID-19 pandemic.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Eagan Couple Administers In-Home COVID-19 Anti-Body TestsThe Riggen's and their team go into people's homes, and administer a finger prick test that detects antibodies against COVID-19, in 15 minutes patients get results.
'Grocery Gatherers': Wayzata Teen Helps Out By Grocery Shopping For Those Most At Risk For COVID-19The payment for the groceries is worked out ahead of time.
Coronavirus In MN: Gov. Tim Walz Unveils New COVID-19 WebsiteDuring a statewide address Friday, Gov. Tim Walz unveiled a new website that details COVID-19's impact on the state.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Nonprofit Switches From Making Personal Hygiene Pads to Face MasksAs the COVID-19 pandemic spread, shortages of critical personal protection equipment for medical workers mounted. In particularly short supply are protective face masks.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: COVID-19 Cancels Some Of Minneapolis' Most Popular Summer EventsOutside of the water, Twin Cities Pride events in June have been postponed.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: A Look Back At The Endless 1st Month Of Our Fight Against The VirusOver the past month, we've all been through a lot of changes to life as we know it. We've adapted to our "new normal" and found we really are stronger together.
Tips For Parents: Enter The Next Week Of Distance Learning More PreparedWCCO spoke with a homeschool expert, so you can go into next week more prepared.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: University Of Minnesota To Partially Refund Students For Some Fees After BacklashStudents were originally only reimbursed a little more than one fifth of the costs for their room & board fees.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: State Ranks At The Top Of List For Curbside PatronageThe survey, though, also showed that Minnesota was also one of the top "overeating states" during the outbreak.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Number Of Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Reaches 789, Death Toll Hits 22Four more people with COVID-19 in Minnesota have died, health officials announced Friday, bringing the state’s death toll to 22. Meanwhile 47 more people have tested positive for the novel coronavirus in the last 24 hours.
Coronavirus Updates: Pres. Trump Invokes Defense Production Act, Orders 3M To Make Face MasksPresident Trump blasted the Minnesota-based company 3M in a tweet Thursday evening, after invoking the Defense Production Act to force the company to produce face masks.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Red Cross Asks Minnesotans To Continue Giving BloodTwo weeks ago, the state's blood supply was short. But when the Red Cross put out a call for help, Minnesotans stepped up.
Coronavirus In Wisconsin: Teen Allegedly Threatened With Jail Over COVID-19 PostsA 16-year-old Wisconsin high school sophomore who had symptoms of the coronavirus and posted about it on social media was ordered by a sheriff’s deputy to delete the posts and threatened with being taken to jail, her attorney said Friday.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: A Third Hotel Is Taking In Homeless People In Its Isolated SpacesThis week, Hennepin County opened a temporary shelter location at an area hotel, in order to provide alternate accommodations for those without a home.
Coronavirus Updates: WNBA Postpones Season Start, Lynx Support DecisionThe Minnesota Lynx say they support the decision to postpone the start of the WNBA season.

Latest Health Headlines from CBS News

As world struggles to contain coronavirus, China is over the worstCBS News senior foreign correspondent Elizabeth Palmer has more on COVID-19's impact on the global community.
Top Fed official says universal coronavirus testing needed to reopen U.S. economyJames Bullard, the CEO and president of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, disputes the notion that the job market is in freefall, saying Americans are staying at home to invest in national health.
Americans prepare for new wave of coronavirus hotspots as cases expandCBS News' Mark Strassmann reports from Atlanta on the growing crisis.
Anxiety specialist on coping with coronavirus stress: "It's OK to not be OK"Dr. Luana Marques discusses best practices for average Americans and health care workers in dealing with stresses of coronavirus and quarantine.
Gottlieb says "very aggressive surveillance" needed to track future coronavirus spreadThe former FDA commissioner says "mitigation is clearly working" but surveillance measures will be needed to contain future outbreaks.
Fauci says coronavirus deaths will keep rising even as new U.S. cases stabilizeDr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, says the U.S. is "struggling" to get the spread of coronavirus under control.
What should Americans do as coronavirus upends the nation's economyCBS News' Business Analyst Jill Schlesinger explains why the U.S. economy will not look the same after COVID-19.
"A backlog of funerals" in coronavirus' epicenter"A lot of the COVID cases are more or less direct burials or direct cremation. But we do our best to serve the families," said one funeral director.
Coronavirus cases surge inside Chicago jailWith 291 confirmed coronavirus cases, the jail is experiencing one of the largest outbreaks inside a U.S. correctional facility.
Some ... of many: Remembering victims of coronavirusThey are our friends and neighbors, people of renown or just regular people. "Sunday Morning" takes a moment to remember just a few of the victims of the coronavirus pandemic.
Mel Brooks, Carl Reiner and George Takei on getting through a national crisisFor millions of Americans, these are challenging times. For some insight into resilience from a generation that survived a depression and world war, Turner Classic Movies host Ben Mankiewicz turns to funnymen Mel Brooks and Carl Reiner. Via cyberchat, the two comedy writers, who first met in the 1950s ("Call it laugh at first sight"), talk about enduring World War II and coming out on top. Mankiewicz also talks with "Star Trek" actor and activist George Takei (who as a child was detained in a Japanese-American internment camp in the 1940s) about what Americans look for when facing an uncertain future.
Spring comes to Jim Gaffigan's quarantineThe new season is a time for renewal. Flowers are blooming! Baby birds are tweeting! And Jim Gaffigan remains in "double-secret-lockdown-quarantine" in his New York apartment with his wife and five children.
What lessons can Italy teach the U.S. about the coronavirus?Italian doctors who have fought the pandemic talk about the importance of wasting no time in preparing for the effects on hospitals of an overwhelming abundance of COVID-19 patients
A warning from Italy on coronavirusItalian doctors who fought the pandemic of COVID-19 and have seen its devastating toll talk with Seth Doane about the imperative for Americans to prepare, and how time wasted has left their country, and ours, scrambling to respond.
Teletherapy: Connecting therapists and clients during a time of separationFor patients of a Bronx, N.Y. mental health center whose doors have been closed by the pandemic, counseling via phone is a lifeline during a catastrophically anxious time
Teletherapy: Aiding patients while social distancingThe coronavirus pandemic has meant that Mosaic, a Bronx, N.Y. non-profit mental health center, had no choice but to close its doors to in-person visits. To address the needs of its patients, Mosaic's staff of counselors and therapists took drastic measures, switching all mental health counseling to teletherapy – therapeutic sessions conducted over the phone. Susan Spencer reports on the altered dynamics of teletherapy, and how patients whose feelings of helplessness and anxiety are being compounded by a catastrophically anxious time are getting help.
America shows its gratitude for Dr. Anthony FauciThe head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases has become the face of the nation's pandemic response. Lee Cowan talks about how Dr. Anthony Fauci, the most-trusted voice in the administration's efforts to stem the spread of the coronavirus, has earned plenty of admirers — and some good-natured displays of appreciation.
Food bank works with online marketplace to provide jobs"This is great money, and a good opportunity to— to keep my spirits high," one laid-off bartender said.
South Africa imposes stirct lockdown orders during coronavirus outbreakSouth Africa, the hardest hit country in Africa, has enacted some of the strictest lockdown regulations in the world. Security forces are even firing rubber bullets at people who don’t follow the stay-at-home order. Debora Patta reports.
Trump says he won't wear face maskPresident Trump on Saturday said that he won’t wear a face mask, despite announcing new CDC guidelines suggesting all Americans wear one when in public. "I won't be doing it personally. It's a recommendation," the president said. Nikole Killion reports.