COVID In MN: 600+ Cases Reported As CDC Extends Nat'l Mask Mandate On Planes, Public TransportationAs the CDC extends the nationwide mask mandate for planes and public transportation, Minnesota health officials on Wednesday reported 686 new COVID-19 cases and five more deaths.
St. Paul School Board To Vote Again On Lifting Mask MandateThe board voted 3-2 on March 22 to keep the mandate in place, rejecting the superintendent's recommendation to drop it. The board said then it expected COVID-19 cases to rise after spring break and vaccination rates were low for people of color.
COVID In Minnesota: Avg. Positivity Rate Appears To Be Slowly Rising AgainThe state’s latest COVID-19 rolling average positivity rate continues to remain below the line for caution, but shows signs of having bottomed out just below 3%, and seems to be on the rise again.
COVID In Minnesota: Avg. Positivity Rate Shows Signs Of Plateauing At Just Below 3%The latest figures show a 2.8% rate in Minnesota. The line for high risk is drawn at 10%, and the line for caution at 5%. The rate of new daily cases per 100,000 residents stands at 6.9, which is below the line of high risk.
COVID In Minnesota: 8 More Deaths; Avg. Positivity Rate Hovering At 2.8%Hospitalization rates have been falling alongside the positivity rate over recent weeks. The figure is currently at 3.8 per 100,000 residents, down from nearly 30 in January, and below the line for caution.
COVID In MN: Latest Positivity Rate At 2.7%Key public health risk indicators during the COVID-19 pandemic continue to fall in Minnesota to levels not seen since last summer.
COVID In Minnesota: 20 More Deaths Reported, Along With 479 CasesHospitalization rates have been falling alongside the positivity rate over recent weeks. The figure is currently at 4.3 per 100,000 residents, down from nearly 30 in January, but now just above the line for caution.
COVID Survey: Hospitality Industry Loses 249 Revenue DaysA survey says shutdowns and restrictions contributed to the loss of up to 249 days worth of revenue for some businesses. The hospitality and tourism industries report 32,000 fewer workers overall in comparison with employment before the coronavirus hit.
COVID In Minnesota: Hospitalization Rates Nearly Below Line For CautionThe hospitalization figure is currently at 4 per 100,000 residents, down from nearly 30 in January, but now just at the line for caution and likely to fall below it in the days to come.
COVID In Minnesota: MDH Reports 12 More Deaths, 1,061 New CasesAs more and more employees return to the office in Minnesota, the state’s latest COVID-19 positivity rate continues to drop to levels not seen since last summer.
COVID In MN: Latest Positivity Rate Dips Below 3%The Minnesota Department of Health is reporting 458 additional COVID-19 cases and seven more deaths Monday.
School Play Returns To Minnetonka's Notre Dame Academy, Bringing 'Semblance Of Normalcy'"Just fantastic that we get to finally, after two years, come together as a community," said NDA theater director Lori Wukmir.
COVID In MN: 800+ More Cases Reported As Positivity Rate Dips To Nearly 3%Minnesota’s latest average COVID-19 positivity rate has fallen to nearly 3% as state health officials report 889 additional virus cases and 13 more deaths.
COVID In Minnesota: 483 New Cases & 9 More DeathsThe rate of new daily cases per 100,000 residents stands at 9, which is below the line of high risk (though above the line for caution), and down significantly from the recent peak of nearly 230.
COVID In Minnesota: 530 More Cases & 16 Deaths, As Positivity Rate Continues To PlungeThe rate of new daily cases per 100,000 residents stands at 10.2, which is considered just barely above the line of high risk, but also significantly down from the recent peak of nearly 230.