Vikings Offensive Line Coach Rick Dennison No Longer With Team After Refusing COVID Vaccine: ReportOffensive line coach Rick Dennison is no longer a member of the Minnesota Vikings after he refused to get the COVID-19 vaccine, according to an ESPN report.
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-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.
COVID-19 In MN: MDH Reports Zero Additional Deaths, 231 New CasesThe Minnesota Department of Health’s COVID-19 update on Wednesday reported no additional deaths from the virus and 231 more cases.
Target Field Opens At 100% Capacity With Special GiveawaysThe roaring applause of baseball fans will echo in a full Target Field Monday, after shutdowns and restrictions ruled the ball park for most of the past year.
Hennepin Co. Now Offering COVID Vaccination Incentives, Including $50 Gift Cards And Grants For Community OrgsHennepin County is now offering incentives for those who get vaccinated for COVID-19.
COVID-19 In MN: MDH Reports 81 New Cases, 7 More DeathsAs Gov. Tim Walz’s COVID-19 emergency powers look to be coming to an end soon, about 67% of Minnesotans ages 16 and up have had at least one vaccine dose.
COVID-19 In MN: Nearly 5.7M Vaccine Doses Administered As MDH Reports 82 New Cases, 5 More DeathsNearly 5.7 million COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered in Minnesota since December. Meanwhile, state health officials are reporting 82 new virus cases and five more deaths.
COVID In Minnesota: MDH Reports 127 New Cases, 9 More Deaths SundayThe latest numbers from health officials bring the cumulative case count to 604,509. In total, 7,545 Minnesotans have died from the virus.
Vikings Coach Mike Zimmer Says Unvaccinated Players Will Have 'A Hard Time'A day after three Minnesota Vikings players said they are not vaccinated against COVID-19, head coach Mike Zimmer said the team had a meeting with the NFL's chief medical officer to discuss the shot.
COVID-19 In MN: 2nd Consecutive Day Of Under 100 New Cases ReportedMinnesota health officials on Wednesday reported the second consecutive day of less than 100 new cases, along with five more deaths. Meanwhile, about 64% of those ages 12 and up have received at least one vaccine dose.
Vikings’ Harrison Smith, Adam Thielen Say They Aren’t Vaccinated For COVID-19Two of the Minnesota Vikings' star players said Tuesday they haven't received the COVID-19 vaccine, despite team efforts to educate players on the shot and its widespread availability in the state.
HealthPartners Researcher: COVID Vaccine Uptake Increasing Among Those Pregnant, But More Work Needs To Be DoneA HealthPartners Institute researcher says a nationwide study shows an increasing uptake in COVID-19 vaccination among those who are pregnant, but there’s room for improvement, especially reaching those who are younger, Black and Hispanic.
COVID-19 In MN: 90% Of Those Ages 65 And Up Have Received At Least 1 Vaccine DoseAs the governor extends his peacetime emergency powers for another month, Minnesota health officials on Monday reported 118 new COVID-19 cases and five additional deaths. Meanwhile, about 90% of seniors have received at least one vaccine dose.
COVID In Minnesota: Health Department Reports 173 New Cases, 9 More DeathsThe latest figures from the Minnesota Department of Health put the cumulative case count at 603,760, while 7,512 people have died from the virus.