COVID In Minnesota: MDH Releases Holiday Weekend Figures, With 3,014 More Cases And 4 DeathsThe Minnesota Department of Health has updated on new COVID-19 cases, and the data reported Tuesday includes figures that had not yet been processed due to the Easter holiday.
COVID In Minnesota: After Holiday Without Update, MDH Reports 1,385 New Cases, 10 New DeathsSince the start of the pandemic, there have been 527,650 positive cases and 6,885 deaths.
Dr. Michael Osterholm: Relaxing COVID Restrictions As Cases Climb Is Like 'Dismissing Gravity'Minnesota health leaders say one variant is taking over. Up to 60% of the state's infections are now the variant B117, first discovered in the United Kingdom.
COVID In Minnesota: Cases Continue Spiking, With 2,140 Newly Reported Cases, 12 More DeathsCOVID-19 cases are surging once again in a number of states, and more of the newly hospitalized patients reflecting the younger demographics that, to this point, haven't largely been affected by the virus.
Wisconsin To Open COVID Vaccinations To General Public Next WeekWisconsin health officials have decided to make COVID-19 vaccinations available for the general public starting next week, accelerating the timetable by a month, Gov. Tony Evers said Tuesday.
COVID In Minnesota: With Vaccines Now Open For All 16+, State Reports 1M Have Completed SeriesMeanwhile, the Minnesota Department of Health reports that there are 1,278 new cases of the virus and one newly reported death.
Being Eligible For A COVID Vaccine Isn't The Same Thing As Receiving OneA spokesperson for the Minnesota Department of Health said it was up to each individual provider when they would update or expand eligibility.
COVID In Minnesota: As State Preps For Vaccine Expansion, 1,550 New Cases Reported And 5 More DeathsOn Tuesday, Minnesota's vaccine eligibility will expand to everyone 16 and older. On Monday, the Minnesota Department of Health reports that there are 1,550 new cases of the virus and five more deaths.
16- & 17-Year-Olds Can Only Get Pfizer, So One Mother Drove 18 Hours To Get Daughter Her ShotIn the case of Megan Mikkalson, you can measure a mother’s love -- 1,100 miles and 18 hours round trip from Rochester to the tiny town of Rolla, North Dakota.
Vaccine Eligibility Expanding To All Minnesotans 16+ Greeted With Varying EmotionsPeople are sharing mixed reactions to the expanded eligibility announcement, from elation to frustration. Beginning March 30, Minnesotans ages 16 and older are eligible.
COVID In Minnesota: With Vaccine Expansion Expected, State Reports 1,323 New Cases, 9 More DeathsThe expectation is that Gov. Tim Walz will be announcing another expansion of the COVID vaccination program in the state later this week.