COVID-19 In MN: Nearly 800 Patients With The Virus Need HospitalizationWhile federal health officials discuss COVID-19 vaccine booster shot advisability, health officials in Minnesota on Wednesday reported 1,642 additional virus cases and 14 more deaths.
COVID In Minnesota: Death Toll Tops 8,000; Positivity Rate Notches Down To 6.8%As hospitals start reinstating visitor restrictions due to the strain of the Delta variant, health officials on Thursday reported an additional 6,352 virus cases and 18 more deaths, bringing the state's total above 8,000 at roughly the same time that the country's death toll has matched that of the 1918-19 influenza pandemic.
COVID In Minnesota: Community Vaccination Site At MOA To Expand Hours, CapacityGov. Tim Walz's office announced the site will be able to administer 500 doses a day, an increase of 350 daily doses.
COVID Vaccine For Younger Kids 'Would Be Absolute Relief' For Families With Immunocompromised Members"While it's natural to have a questioning attitude, I think one can rest assured as a parent that this is the right thing to do for your child, to protect them," Dr. Madeleine Gagnon said.
Parents Split On Vaccinating As Pfizer Touts Effectiveness With Kids 5-11A COVID-19 vaccine for younger children could be just weeks away. Pfizer says tests show that a lower dose of its vaccine works and is safe for kids ages 5 to 11. That's welcome news for many families, as the virus has infected nearly a half-million children in the past two weeks
COVID In Minnesota: MDH Reports 10 More Deaths As Positivity Rate Hovers At 7.1%As new studies move the United States closer to being able to vaccinate young children against COVID-19, the Minnesota Department of Health on Monday announced 2,474 new cases and 10 more deaths, one of them a Rice County resident in their early 30s.
COVID In MN: MDH Reports 2,645 More Virus Cases As Latest Positivity Rate Hovers At 7.1%Minnesota health officials on Friday reported 2,645 more COVID-19 cases and 13 additional deaths. Meanwhile, the latest positivity rate is hovering at 7.1%.
'Corners Are Not Being Cut': Vaccine Specialist Says Parents Can Trust Shot For Young Kids Once ApprovedJoe Kurkland is a vaccine specialist and father of three. He says he won't have any hesitation getting his children vaccinated.
1.4 Million MN Workers Would Fall Under New Biden Administration's COVID Vaccine RulePresident Biden announced the latest effort to combat the pandemic on Thursday, saying it’s his job as president to protect Americans from the deadly disease. The president had previously urged businesses to adopt their own mandates late last month before taking this significant step in requiring them.
Frey: Mpls. City Employees Must Test For COVID Regularly Or Prove They're Vaccinated All Minneapolis city employees will be required to regularly test for COVID-19 unless they provide proof of vaccination.
COVID-19 In MN: MDH Reports 5,700+ Cases, 9 Deaths In Last Several DaysAfter observing the holiday weekend, the Minnesota Department of Health has released updated COVID-19 data from the past several days, reporting 5,777 additional cases and nine more deaths.
COVID mRNA Vaccines Not Linked To Increased Risk Of Miscarriage, HealthPartners Institute Research FindsHealthPartners Institute released research Wednesday that shows COVID-19 mRNA vaccines -- the vaccines from Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna -- do not increase the risk of miscarriage.
Free COVID Testing Again Available At Minneapolis Convention CenterReopening this popular testing site is another move by state leaders to keep people safe and slow the spread of the Delta variant as the school year kicks into high gear.
COVID In MN: 1,400+ Additional Virus Cases And 6 Deaths, Latest Positivity Rate Decreases SlightlyAs the state experiences a rise in COVID-19 breakthrough cases, health officials on Wednesday reported an additional 1,436 virus cases and six more deaths. Meanwhile, the latest positivity rate has slightly decreased.
Mayo Clinic Encourages Cancer Patients To Get 3rd COVID-19 DoseThe Mayo Clinic is encouraging certain cancer patients to get a third dose of either the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccines.