Wisconsin Senate Pursues Protections For Those Unvaccinated Against COVIDThe Republican-controlled Wisconsin Senate was scheduled to vote Tuesday on measures that push back against COVID-19 vaccine requirements and aim to shield workers who do not want to protect themselves from the virus by being inoculated.
Minneapolis, St. Paul Lift COVID Vaccine/Test Requirements For Restaurants, Bars, Event SpacesThe mandates went into effect as the omicron surge pushed the state of Minnesota to its highest-recorded positivity rates and tasked already strapped hospitals with a new wave of COVID-19 patients.
COVID In Minnesota: Positivity Rate Dips Below 15% As Omicron WanesThe rate of new daily cases per 100,000 residents stands at 86.9, significantly down from the recent peak of nearly 230. Meanwhile, Minnesota officials on Monday reported 10,409 new cases and 48 more deaths due to COVID-19.
COVID In Minnesota: Rolling Positivity Rate Down To 16.7%; 35 More Deaths ReportedThe rate of new daily cases per 100,000 residents stands at 102.2, significantly down from the recent peak of nearly 230. Meanwhile, Minnesota officials on Monday reported 5,829 new cases and 35 more deaths due to COVID-19.
COVID In Minnesota: 57 More Deaths Added To State's Toll; Positivity Still Inching DownThe state's rolling average positivity rate currently stands at 22.7% as of the latest reports, a shade below the recent peak of 23.7%, which was also the highest figure ever seen in the state of Minnesota since the start of the pandemic.
COVID In Minnesota: Average Positivity Rate Falling, But Massive Backlog Of Tests ReportedThe state's rolling average positivity rate currently stands at 23.2% as of the latest reports, a shade below the recent peak of 23.7%, which was also the highest figure ever seen in the state of Minnesota since the start of the pandemic.
'We Can’t Live In A Cave The Rest Of Our Lives’: Restaurants, Attorney Speak Out About Lawsuit Against City Of MinneapolisThe plaintiffs listed on the suit include Smack Shack, Sneaky Pete's, Jimmy John's, Bunkers Music Bar & Grill, The Gay 90's, Wild Greg's Saloon, and Urban Forage.
COVID In Minnesota: Positivity Rate, New Cases Per Capita Appear To Be Leveling OffWith the state's average positivity rate seemingly leveling off amid the omicron variant, Minnesota officials on Monday reported 11,828 new cases and 36 more deaths due to COVID-19.
COVID In Minnesota: 78 More Deaths Reported; Rolling Positivity Rate Still Reaching New HighsThe ongoing spike in the state's rolling average positivity rate is still rising, but at a slower rate than was reported last week. It currently stands at 23.7% as of the latest reports, adding distance to the current moment's status as the highest recorded positivity rate since the start of the pandemic.
Vaccine Or Testing Mandate At Twin Cities Bars, Restaurants Takes Effect WednesdayStarting Wednesday, you'll need to show a proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test to get into a restaurant or bar in Minneapolis and St. Paul.
Here Are Ways To Prove Your Vaccination Status At Twin Cities Bars, Restaurants And MoreStarting Jan. 19, anyone looking to visit a Minneapolis or St. Paul bar, restaurant, sporting event, or any other indoor venue serving food or drink, will need to show proof of vaccination or a negative test result from a test taken within the last 72 hours.
COVID In MN: Vaccine Incentives For Kids 5 To 11 Include $200 Gift Cards, $100K Scholarship DrawingsMinnesota Gov. Tim Walz on Tuesday announced the next phase of the state’s vaccine incentive program – this time for those 5 to 11 years old.
Speaker Hortman To Ask Committee For Approval Of OSHA's Vaccination, Testing Compliance For House EmployeesMinnesota House Speaker Melissa Hortman is calling for compliance with OSHA's COVID-19 vaccination and testing rules among House employees and interns.
COVID In Minnesota: Avg. Positivity Rate Pushes Record Even Higher, To 16.6%The latest figures from the Minnesota Department of Health place the total case count at 1,075,028, which includes 19,390 reinfections. Since the start of the pandemic, 10,810 Minnesotans have died from the virus.
College Of St. Benedict, St. John's University Will Require Booster Shots Starting March 1Two Minnesota colleges are taking new steps to try and keep COVID-19 infection rates low on campus.