COVID In Minnesota: Positivity Rate Falls Below 2%As the number of Minnesotans vaccinated against COVID-19 continues to slowly tick upwards, the virus’ rate of spread in the state is the lowest it’s been since the start of the pandemic over a year ago.
'We Are In The Final Phases': Walz's Peacetime Emergency Powers Extended Another 30 DaysAs COVID-19 case rates wane in Minnesota, Gov. Tim Walz's peacetime emergency powers have been extended for yet another moth.
COVID In Minnesota: 8 More Deaths Reported As Rate Of New Cases Dips Below Caution ThresholdAs Minnesota's COVID-19 vaccination rate has plateaued, the rates of new cases, hospitalizations and deaths continue to trend downward.
COVID In Minnesota: Just Over 60% Of Minnesotans 16+ Are Fully VaccinatedMinnesota's COVID-19 vaccination effort is slowing pushing forward. The latest figures from state health officials show that just over 60% of Minnesotans 16 and older have completed their vaccine series. The state is aiming to hit the 70% threshold by next month.
Free Vaccination Street Fair Set To Take Place Saturday In North Mpls.The street fair will be on both sides of Plymouth Avenue North, one of the busiest streets in North Minneapolis. Organizers say there will be music and entertainment as their goal is to make the event fun.
COVID In Minnesota: Nearly 59% Of Minnesotans 16+ Are Fully VaccinatedFollowing the lifting of mask mandates in the Twin Cities, health officials reported Wednesday 128 new cases of COVID-19 and zero additional deaths.
COVID In Minnesota: Nearly 58% Of Minnesotans 16+ Fully Vaccinated As Capacity, Distancing Restrictions Are LiftedHours after capacity and distancing restrictions were lifted in Minnesota, state health officials on Friday reported 364 new cases of COVID-19 and five additional deaths.
COVID In Minnesota: More Than 57% Of Minnesotans 16+ Fully VaccinatedMore than 57% of Minnesotans ages 16 and older are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, according to the latest data released by the Minnesota Department of Health. Meanwhile, the numbers for daily new infections continue to trend downward.
COVID In Minnesota: More Than 60,000 Minnesotans Ages 12-15 Have Gotten Their 1st Vaccine ShotAnother 256 cases of COVID-19 were added Tuesday to the state’s infection tally as the cumulative case count inches closer to 600,000.
COVID In Minnesota: Total Virus Count Just Shy Of 600,000 Minnesota is just shy of surpassing 600,000 total COVID-19 cases.
Vaccine Shots To Be Available To Twins Fans Next Week At Target FieldNext week, the Minnesota Twins are offering fans the chance to watch a game at Target Field and get vaccinated against COVID-19.
Vaccine Campaign Urges Teens, Families To Get Their COVID Shots This WeekAs children as young as 12 are now eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine, Minnesota is launching a campaign to encourage teenagers and their families to get vaccinated this week.
Best Buy, Hy-Vee No Longer Requiring Masks For Fully Vaccinated Customers, EmployeesBest Buy and Hy-Vee are among the latest companies to relax their face mask policies for guests and employees who are fully vaccinated.
As Statewide Mask Mandate Is Set To Be Lifted, Some Cities And Stores Still Plan To Require Masks While Minnesota is set to drop its statewide mask mandate Friday, some cities, stores and shopping centers still plan to require masks for people gathering indoors.
Health Plans Team Up With State Officials To Help Improve Equity In Vaccine PushIn an effort to improve equity in the COVID-19 vaccination push, Minnesota health officials announced Friday a partnership that aims to help more Minnesotans, particularly those facing barriers, get access to the vaccine.