COVID In Minnesota: Average Positivity Rate Dips, 52 Deaths ReportedHealth data in Minnesota shows the COVID-19 positivity rate is dipping slightly to 22.9% as of last week.
Does Cold Weather Affect COVID Test Kits And Results?Free rapid antigen test kits from the federal government are supposed to be stored between 36 degrees and 86 degrees.
St. Cloud City Council Rejects Mask MandateThe city of St. Cloud has rejected a proposed mask mandate.
Patient's Miraculous Rebound From COVID Brings Hope To ICU Nurse“It just seems to be this cycle that never ends, and then I see his face and maybe I do light up because him and his story is so uplifting,” ICU nurse Dawn Lenn said.
Wisconsin Assembly To Vote On Banning Vaccine 'Passports'Both measures would face a likely veto from Democratic Gov. Tony Evers. The governor last year vetoed a GOP bill that would have barred public health officials from requiring people get vaccinated.
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.
Minnesota Plans Comeback From Tourism Losses Caused By COVIDTourism is one of the industries most affected by the pandemic, as less people traveled and explored big cities. The Twin Cities were not immune to this loss.
How Should People Act After Isolating From COVID? And How Long Does Natural Immunity Last?Despite having some COVID-19 immunity, Dr. Abinash Virk says it's possible you can catch the virus again months later, but it should better protect against severe symptoms and hospitalization.
COVID Impacting USPS Mail Delivery In Twin CitiesWest St. Paul resident Mary Neustel said she went four days without receiving mail last week. Others told WCCO they didn’t get mail for a week, then all at once.
COVID In Minnesota: MDH Reports 11,193 New Cases, 42 More DeathsThe state's average positivity rate stands at 23.7%, seemingly holding steady, though still at its highest point since the start of the pandemic.
Minnesota Man With COVID Dies After Legal Battle Over VentilatorA Buffalo man who had been battling COVID-19 on a ventilator has died days after he was moved to a Texas hospital amid a legal battle between his family and a Minnesota health care system.
'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.
After Fighting COVID For Nearly 2 Years, Minnesota Health Care Workers Still Pushing Forward Despite Burnout, Frustration Burned out and frustrated. That's how some members of Minnesota’s medical community describe the situation inside Twin Cities hospitals nearly two years into the pandemic.
New COVID Testing Site To Open In St. Paul On TuesdayThe site, at the Minnesota Department of Transportation Building, will be able to process 1,000 tests a day.
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.