Latest Coronavirus Headlines

COVID In Minnesota: 2,424 Cases, 3 Deaths Reported FridayAs COVID-19 case growth continues to rise, health officials logged an additional 2,424 cases and three deaths on Friday.
COVID In Minnesota: MDH Reports 2,131 Cases, 9 DeathsThe Minnesota Department of Health's latest update puts the total case count at 1,490,445. There have been 12,584 COVID-19 deaths in the state.
COVID In Minnesota: 2,120 More Cases Reported, 6 DeathsHealth officials in Minnesota tallied an additional 2,120 cases and six deaths Wednesday.
MN State Auditor Julie Blaha Tests Positive For COVIDMinnesota State Auditor Julie Blaha said on Tuesday afternoon that she tested positive for COVID-19. 
COVID In Minnesota: Hospitalization Rate Surpasses High Risk ThresholdMinnesota's COVID-19 hospitalization rate has climbed into high risk territory, according to the latest update from health officials.
COVID In MN: Health Officials Report 2,500+ New Cases, 4 DeathsMinnesota health officials on Monday reported 2,590 more COVID-19 cases and four additional deaths.
Who's Eligible For $750 In Frontline Worker 'Hero Pay'? More than one in 10 Minnesotans will qualify for a $750 check from the state for working during the pandemic.
COVID In MN: Nearly 3,000 New Virus Cases Reported, 12 DeathsMinnesota health officials on Friday reported nearly 3,000 new COVID-19 cases and 12 more deaths as the state’s hospitalization and case growth rates continue to spike.
COVID In Minnesota: Over 2K Cases Reported, Along With 11 DeathsMinnesota health officials reported an additional 2,115 virus cases and 11 deaths on Thursday, as COVID-19 cases continue to tick upwards.
Report Criticizes Meat Industry, USDA Response To PandemicAt the height of the pandemic, the meat processing industry worked closely with political appointees in the Trump administration to stave off health restrictions and keep slaughterhouses open even as COVID-19 spread rapidly among workers, according to a Congressional report released Thursday.
COVID In Minnesota: Nearly 1,800 New Cases, 2 More DeathsThe latest update from the Minnesota Department of Health brings the state's total case count to 1,473,521, including 68,164 reinfections. The virus has killed 12,536 Minnesotans.
COVID In Minnesota: Over 5,000 New Cases Reported, 5 More DeathsHealth officials in Minnesota reported 5,117 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, along with five more deaths, as the pandemic continues to ramp back up in the state.
With COVID Cases On A Spring Upswing, How To Tell If Your Symptoms Are Just AllergiesMany haven't been feeling great the past few days, with scratchy eyes, scratchy throats, and other cold-like symptoms. Allergy season is upon us, but at the same time that COVID-19 cases are surging again.
COVID In MN: 2,661 New Cases, 4 More DeathsThe state's case growth rate was last reported at 23.7 daily new cases per 100,000 residents. That's above the high risk threshold, and the rate has been climbing for more than a month now.
COVID In Minnesota: 2,345 New Cases Confirmed, And 4 More DeathsThe state's case growth rate stands at 23.7 daily new cases per 100,000 residents. That's above the high risk threshold, and the rate has been climbing for more than a month now.
Twins' Baldelli, Arraez, Bundy Test Positive For COVIDMinnesota Twins manager Rocco Baldelli and second baseman Luis Arraez are out for Thursday night's game at Baltimore after testing positive for COVID-19.
COVID In MN: Case Growth Rate More Than Triples Since Mid-MarchMinnesota's latest COVID-19 case growth rate is more than triple what it was in mid-March, according to data released by the health department.
MDH Commissioner Jan Malcolm Not Ready To Declare COVID 'Endemic'“It’s still a very fluid situation, and there’s still a lot of virus being transmitted,” Commissioner Malcolm said.
COVID In Minnesota: MDH Reports 2,570 New Cases, 3 More DeathsThe latest update from the Minnesota Department of Health brings the state's total case count to 1,459,345, including more than 66,000 reinfections.
COVID In Minnesota: MDH Reports 2,505 Cases, Case Growth Continues To ClimbMinnesota health officials reported 2,505 cases of COVID-19 and one death Tuesday, as the state's case growth continues its steady climb.
With COVID Cases On The Rise Again, Is It Still Safe To Go Back To 'Normal'?New COVID-19 cases in Minnesota have nearly tripled in the last month, according to data from the Minnesota Department of Health. The average number of cases has gone up steadily through the month of April.
Craft Brewing Convention Returns, Bringing Thousands To Downtown MinneapolisDespite the optimism over this convention, there are lingering concerns about COVID-19. Several large conventions scheduled for this year have canceled or gone virtual because of concerns about new variants.
COVID In MN: Case Growth Has More Than Doubled Since Mid-MarchThe Minnesota Department of Health is reporting 1,736 new COVID-19 cases and three more deaths as the state’s case growth continues to spike.
Minneapolis Recommends Indoor Masking As COVID Cases Continue to ClimbCOVID-19 cases keep climbing in Minnesota. While most are less severe, the weekly case rate has doubled statewide in the past month.
COVID In Minnesota: 1,979 New Cases, 5 Deaths ReportedA day after Minneapolis health leaders recommended everyone wear masks indoors due to an uptick in local COVID-19 cases, another 1,979 cases and five deaths were reported in the state.
As COVID Cases Tick Up, Minneapolis Health Officials Recommend Masking IndoorsFollowing the recent uptick in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations, health leaders in Minneapolis are recommending that everyone, including those who are vaccinated, wear masks when indoors.
Parents Express Relief Wait Is At An End For Pediatric COVID VaccineThe youngest patients without protection against COVID-19 may soon have a vaccine.
COVID In MN: State Breaches 12,500 DeathsThe state of Minnesota has recorded over 12,500 deaths attributed to COVID-19 since the pandemic began.
'It's Super Cool': Hundreds Surprise Mora High School Teacher After 62-Day COVID HospitalizationA Minnesota teacher got quite the homecoming parade after spending weeks away from his classroom.

Latest Health Headlines from CBS News

Biden says monkeypox cases something to "be concerned about""They haven't told me the level of exposure yet but it is something that everybody should be concerned about," the president said.
Tracking your health data through wearable devicesExperts say devices like smartwatches that continually monitor your health data can also give you early warnings about medical problems before a doctor might. Correspondent David Pogue looks at how self-tracking data may one day help detect conditions like infectious diseases, type II diabetes, heart conditions or even cancer.
Self-tracking your health dataExperts say wearable devices like smartwatches that continually monitor your health data and alert you to potential problems may one day detect potential medical conditions ranging from heart issues and stroke to cancer.
COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations spiking nationwideThe U.S. is experiencing yet another surge in COVID-19 cases, with more than 100,000 infections recorded daily. Health officials say the actual case count could be much higher as many are using at-home test kits or not getting tested at all. Lilia Luciano has more.
Dye shortage impacting CT scans for cancer patientsU.S. hospitals are experiencing a shortage of contrast dye, the crucial component needed for conducting CT scans. As a result, some patients in need of scans are being forced to wait to receive one. Charlie De Mar has more.
Jif peanut butter recalled over salmonella concernsAt least 14 people across 12 states have become sick, and two were hospitalized, according to​ the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
3 Air Force cadets who refused vaccine won't be commissionedThe three cadets will get degrees but "will not be commissioned into the United States Air Force as long as they remain unvaccinated," an Academy spokesperson said.
CDC signs off on Pfizer COVID booster shot for children amid latest COVID surgeA panel of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advisers voted to recommend a third dose of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 5 to 11. This comes as the U.S. is seeing high levels of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations. CBS News medical contributor Dr. David Agus has more information.
Child hospitalizations rise due to baby formula shortageMore hospitals are reporting children needing treatment because they aren't getting enough nutrition due to the baby formula shortage. Jamie Yuccas has more.
FDA Commissioner Robert Califf on plans to address baby formula shortageParents across the country are struggling to find baby formula to feed their children amid a widespread shortage. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Robert Califf joins "CBS Mornings" to discuss what led to this shortage and what steps the FDA is taking to address it.
Abbott, FDA reach agreement on plan to reopen baby formula plant in effort to address shortageAbbott Nutrition and the Food and Drug Administration struck a deal to begin the process of reopening the Michigan baby formula factory. Meantime, lawmakers in both parties are calling on the Biden administration to use the Defense Production Act to compel other companies to help produce more formula. Ed O'Keefe has the latest.
How parents can navigate the nationwide baby formula crisisAccording to recent data, the out-of-stock rate for baby formula across the U.S. hit 43% the first week of May. American Academy of Pediatrics spokesperson and pediatrician Dr. Alanna Levine joins "CBS Mornings" to give parents guidance on what they should and should not do to safely navigate the nationwide shortage.
FDA commissioner to testify about baby formula shortageU.S. FDA Commissioner Robert Califf is scheduled to testify before Congress today discussing the continuing baby formula shortage. The Biden administration is taking the rare step of invoking the defense production act and launching an effort to import more baby formula from overseas. Nikole Killion reports.
Vice President Kamala Harris to meet with Abortion providersThe Biden administration has vowed to fight for a woman's constitutional right to abortion. On Thursday at the White House, Vice President Kamala Harris will hear directly from doctors and nurses on the frontlines. Ed O'Keefe reports.
The rise of COVID cases, hospitalizations nationwideThe United States has seen a threefold increase in daily COVID-19 cases over the past month. CBS News medical contributor Dr. David Agus joins "CBS Mornings" to discuss the latest on the rise.
What baby formula shortage could mean for those with metabolic issuesMeg Oliver spoke to a family whose 8-year-old daughter needs formula for most of her nutrition due to metabolic issues. They open up about how the baby formula shortage is impacting their family.
Amazon Books editorial director reveals wellness book recommendationsSarah Gelman, the Editorial Director of Amazon Books, joins "CBS Mornings" during Mental Health Awareness Month to recommend several wellness books that could help improve your life.
Oklahoma lawmakers pass new anti-abortion law ahead of potential SCOTUS rulingOklahoma's state legislature has passed an anti-abortion law that would be the most restrictive law in the nation. The legislation prohibits abortion at any point in pregnancy, except to save a woman's life or in cases of rape or incest reported to police. CBS News chief legal correspondent Jan Crawford reports.
Oklahoma lawmakers pass near-total abortion banOklahoma lawmakers passed an anti-abortion bill outlawing abortion from the moment of fertilization. The legislation prohibits abortion at any point in pregnancy, except to save a woman's life or in cases of rape or incest. Jan Crawford has more details.
Baby formula shortage impacts people with metabolic issuesFamilies with special dietary needs are growing desperate amid the baby formula shortage. Thousands in the U.S. suffer from the rare disorder phenylketonuria, also known as PKU, and require specialized formula for life. They have few options if they run out. Meg Oliver has more.