As Hospitalizations And ICU Numbers Climb, Some Hospitals Declare 3rd COVID SurgeSome Twin Cities hospitals have declared a third surge in the fight against COVID-19.
COVID In Minnesota: 2,736 New Cases, 11 Deaths Reported; Over 3.4 Million Vaccines Have Been AdministeredHealth officials in Minnesota reported 2,736 additional cases of COVID-19 and 11 deaths on Thursday. Over 2.16 million eligible Minnesotans have received at least one vaccine dose.
COVID In MN: First Avenue To Host Vaccination Event For Local Music And Arts CommunityVaccinations geared towards the local music and arts community will be given out at the First Avenue in Minneapolis next week.
Executive Council Extends Gov. Walz's Emergency PowersMinnesota Gov. Tim Walz’s emergency powers during the COVID-19 pandemic have been extended for yet another month as cases continue to proliferate. The council, all Democrats, extended the powers by another 30 days.
Twins SS Andrelton Simmons Placed On COVID IL After Tweeting Decision Not To Get VaccineMinnesota Twins shortstop Andrelton Simmons has been placed on the COVID-19 injured list, the team announced Wednesday.
COVID In Minnesota: 16 Deaths, 1,715 New Cases; Nearly 50% Of Eligible Minnesotans Have Received 1st Vaccine DoseHealth officials in Minnesota reported 1,715 new cases of COVID-19 and 16 additional deaths, as the number of eligible Minnesotans who have received their first vaccine dose nears 50%.
Wis. Supreme Court: Gov. Evers Can't Limit Business CapacityThe Wisconsin Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that Gov. Tony Evers' administration does not have the authority to issue capacity limits on bars, restaurants and other businesses without the Legislature's approval, a ruling that comes two weeks after the conservative-controlled court struck down the state's mask mandate.
Americans Buying Less Toilet Paper, Paper Towels And WipesSales of toilet paper dropped 32.7% in the 12 weeks ending April 3 from the same period a year ago, according to market research firm NielsenIQ.
Minnesota Clinics Report Majority Of COVID Hospitalizations Are Under 65 Years Old NowFor the first time since the start of the pandemic, the CentraCare health care system in Central Minnesota says 70% of their hospitalizations are patients are under the age of 65.
No Cases Of ‘Exceedingly Rare’ Blood Clots From Johnson & Johnson Vaccine In MN, But Providers Asked To Pause DosesJust 184,000 of the state’s residents have had the "one and done" vaccine out of the more than 3.4 million total shots administered here.
Wisconsin Suspends Use Of Johnson And Johnson Vaccine Amid Blood Clot InvestigationWisconsin joined other states Tuesday in suspending the use of Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine while federal agencies investigate six cases in which women who received the single-dose drug later developed blood clots.
On First Anniversary Of Mother's Death, Karl-Anthony Towns To Sit Out Game Vs. NetsKarl-Anthony Towns is set to miss Tuesday's rescheduled game against the Brooklyn Nets as he marks a year since his mother, Jacqueline Towns, died of COVID-19.
MN Providers Advised To 'Pause' Distribution Of Johnson And Johnson Vaccine Until Review Of Rare Blood Clot CasesOfficials in Minnesota are advising health care providers to pause the administration of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine, after six people across the country developed a "rare & severe type of blood clot."
COVID In Wisconsin: Nearly 25% Of The Population Fully VaccinatedWisconsin health officials reported nearly a quarter of the state's population has completed COVID-19 vaccination on Sunday.
COVID In Minnesota: As State Reaches 2 Million With First Vaccine Dose, MDH Reports 1,784 Cases, 13 Deaths SundayThe Minnesota Department of Health's Sunday update puts Minnesota's total case count at 542,053. Since the start of the pandemic, 6,957 Minnesotans have died from COVID-19.