Latest Coronavirus Headlines

Coronavirus In Minnesota: MDH Reports 806 More COVID-19 Cases And 9 DeathsIn the last 24 hours, Minnesota added 806 more cases of COVID-19 to its tally of infections and nine more deaths.
Coronavirus In Wisconsin: Positive COVID-19 Cases Hit New Single-Day HighWisconsin confirmed six new COVID-19 deaths on Saturday, bringing the statewide death toll to 996.
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.

Latest Health Headlines from CBS News

Georgia school temporarily closes after positive COVID-19 testsThe school will be closed to in-person learning Monday and Tuesday; extracurricular activities will also be canceled.
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.
Church holds indoor services amid pandemic, defying court orderPastor Rob McCoy of Godspeak Calvary Chapel in Newbury Park didn't let the pandemic stop him from opening up his church Sunday.
Learning curve: Higher education during COVIDThe coronavirus is leaving its mark on colleges and universities, perhaps permanently. With schools working hard to keep COVID-19 off-campus, 13% percent of colleges will offer online-only classes, while 35% will offer a mix of virtual and socially-distanced in-person classes. CBS News business analyst Jill Schlesinger reports on how educators and students are adjusting to an on-campus experience that will be, as one university professor describes it, "some combination of a monastery and a minimum security prison."
Gottlieb says U.S. could reach 300,000 COVID deaths by end of the yearThe U.S. surpassed 5 million confirmed coronavirus cases Sunday.
Gottlieb says U.S. could reach 300,000 COVID deaths by end of the yearThe former FDA commissioner says the U.S. is "definitely going to be somewhere between 200,000 and 300,000" deaths depending on mitigation efforts.
Chicago Fed chief Charles Evans says additional coronavirus relief package is "incredibly important"The president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago said additional federal aid is needed to address the economic impact of the pandemic.
Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas warns of layoffs if cities don't get federal aidThe mayor of Kansas City, Missouri, predicts cities will have to resort to drastic budget cuts and layoffs without more money from Washington.
Schools weigh safety over return to "normal" as fall term beginsCBS News' Adriana Diaz reports on districts nationwide making calls on whether to return to in-person learning or stay at home amid COVID-19 surges.
Eviction crisis looms as COVID-19's next catastropheCBS News' Mark Strassmann reports from Atlanta on the economic impacts of COVID-19 as over the next few months, as many as 40 million renters could be forced to move.
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.
U.S. coronavirus cases top 5 million as pandemic rages onThe U.S. has the highest number of confirmed cases and deaths in the world.
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?
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.