COVID In Minnesota: 375 New Cases Reported, Positivity Rate At 2.2%Friday's updated figures from the Minnesota Department of Health reported 375 additional COVID-19 cases and two deaths, as case numbers rise due to the highly contagious Delta variant.
COVID In Minnesota: Data Show State's Conservative Counties Have Lower Vaccination Rates, Reflecting National TrendCounties in Minnesota with the lowest vaccination rates voted for Donald Trump in the 2020 election by large margins, state data from the health department and secretary of state’s office show, reflecting a national trend of partisan differences when it comes to taking the COVID-19 vaccine.
COVID In Minnesota: Positivity Rate Inches Up To 2%, With 340 Newly Confirmed CasesThere are also a reported 3.3 daily new cases per 100,000 Minnesota residents; the line of caution there is drawn at 5 cases per 100,000.
COVID In Minnesota: 5 More Deaths Reported; Case Counts, Hospitalizations On The RiseDaily COVID-19 case numbers are mounting in Minnesota, and state health officials say the highly-transmissible Delta variant is to blame.
'This Virus Will Find Everybody Who Is Not Immune': Mayo Doctor's Strong Warning Over COVID's Delta VariantThe Minnesota Department of Health say 99% of new cases in Minnesota are in unvaccinated people, and 75% of those new cases are the Delta variant.
Hennepin County Approves An Additional $250,000 For Vaccine Incentives Minnesota's most populous county is boosting its incentive program for COVID-19 vaccine shots.
State Offers Assistance To Minnesotans Struggling To Pay Utility Bills Following PandemicThe grants can cover payment of energy bills or replacement or repair of homeowners' broken heating systems. There's also a separate weatherization program to help cut down energy costs for low-income Minnesotans.
COVID In Minnesota: State's Positivity Rate Creeping Up After Reaching Record LowsAfter plummeting to record lows in the wake of Minnesota's vaccine rollout, the state's positivity rate is starting to creep back up.
Canada To Open Borders To Fully Vaccinated Americans Aug. 9The Canadian government announced Monday that starting Aug. 9, United States citizens and permanent residents who have been fully vaccinated for at least two weeks will be able to cross the border.
COVID-19 In MN: Over 66% Of Those Ages 12 And Up Have Received At Least 1 Vaccine DoseMinnesota’s latest positivity rate for COVID-19 continues to hover at about 1.6% as health officials on Monday reported 263 additional virus cases and three more deaths.
Hamline University Requires Students, Staff To Get COVID VaccineHamline University in St. Paul will require students and staff to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by Aug. 15.
COVID In Minnesota: Positivity Rate At 1.6%, 249 New Cases ReportedAs Minnesota's COVID-19 positivity rate starts to tick up again, health officials on Friday reported 249 additional virus cases and three more deaths.
Vaccinated Americans Could Be Allowed To Cross Canadian Border Next MonthMinnesotans could start heading north of the border next month.
Mother Fights To Visit Injured Son Due To Metro Hospital's COVID RestrictionsA Minnesota mother is questioning the visitor policy at one metro hospital after a terrifying accident nearly took her son’s life on the Fourth of July.
COVID In Minnesota: Positivity Now Up To 1.6%, Hospitalizations Stay SteadyMinnesota is reporting 216 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state, and two new deaths reported in the last 24 hours, according to the Minnesota Department of Health.