Black Minnesotans Suffer Disproportionately From COVID, But Many Hesitant To Get The VaccineThe COVID-19 pandemic continues to hit communities of color the hardest, particularly the Black community, which has extremely low vaccination figures and disproportionately high hospitalization rates.
Augsburg University, St. Cloud State Requiring Students To Wear MasksMore Minnesota colleges are making masks mandatory when students return to campus this fall.
In Latest Round Of Bonuses, Target Giving $200 To Frontline Team MembersTarget announced Thursday that it’s giving all its frontline team members a $200 bonus, awarding them for “showing up bigtime” over the last six months.
COVID In Minnesota: 551 New Cases Reported As Average Positivity Rate Rises To 3%Minnesota health officials reported Thursday 551 new cases of COVID-19 and three more deaths as the Delta variant continues to spread in the state.
14 MN Barber Shops Participate In Program To Encourage COVID-19 Vaccination In Black CommunityMore than a dozen barber shops in Minnesota are participating in a federal initiative to engage Black-owned businesses in supporting local vaccine education and outreach efforts.
CDC Recommends Masks For All In K-12 Schools, Regardless Of Vaccination StatusThe Centers for Disease Control announced Tuesday that fully vaccinated Americans in communities with substantial or high COVID transmission should once again wear face masks in some indoor public settings.
COVID In Minnesota: 1,000+ New Cases Reported; CDC Expected To Again Recommend MasksMinnesota health officials reported Tuesday 1,032 new cases of COVID-19 and three additional deaths as the Delta variant continues to spread, pushing case counts and hospitalizations to levels not seen since spring.
COVID In Minnesota: 424 New Cases, 3 More Deaths Reported As Delta Variant Continues To Spread Minnesota health officials reported Monday 424 more cases of COVID-19 and three additional deaths as the Delta variant continues to spread in the state.
COVID In Minnesota: 5 More Deaths Reported; Case Counts, Hospitalizations On The RiseDaily COVID-19 case numbers are mounting in Minnesota, and state health officials say the highly-transmissible Delta variant is to blame.
COVID In Minnesota: State's Positivity Rate Creeping Up After Reaching Record LowsAfter plummeting to record lows in the wake of Minnesota's vaccine rollout, the state's positivity rate is starting to creep back up.
Pediatricians Group Calls For Children Older Than 2 To Wear Masks When Returning To SchoolThe American Academy of Pediatrics is recommending that all children over the age of 2 wear masks when returning to the classroom this coming school year.
Gov. Walz Pushes To End COVID Emergency But Keep Certain PowersAs the clock counts down to the midnight special session deadline, the Minnesota Legislature has made a number of last-minute changes, and Gov. Tim Walz has responded with an unexpected plan.
Gov. Walz Says He Will Give Up Emergency Powers Aug. 1; Republicans Have Plan To Force End SoonerGov. Tim Walz on Friday said he will relinquish pandemic powers by Aug. 1, ending the peacetime emergency that’s been in effect since last March.
COVID In Minnesota: Nearly 67% Of Minnesotans 16+ Have Received A Vaccine ShotHealth officials on Thursday reported 136 more cases of COVID-19 and six additional deaths.
COVID In Minnesota: 80 New Cases Report; Positivity Rate Continues To FallMinnesota health officials reported Tuesday 80 new cases of COVID-19 and one additional death.