North Mpls. Community Groups Work To Bridge Racial Disparities In Vaccine DistributionMinneapolis officials are specifically concerned about discrepancies between white residents and people of color. Statistics in the state’s largest city are worse than statewide: Just 28% of Black people in Minneapolis have their vaccine, compared to 71% of white residents.
'Absolutely Check Your Policies': Breezy Point Couple Learns COVID's Effect On Insurance The Hard WayIn January of 2020 Jim who has dementia and is disabled left a chair too close to a small heater in the garage. “It was strictly an accident but devastating,” Williams said.“The house ended up being condemned by the city.”
COVID In Minnesota: Nearly 1,000 New Cases, 15 More Deaths Reported Ahead Of Expected Teen Vaccine ExpansionAs the Pfizer vaccine is expected to get final authorization Wednesday for use in children as young as 12, Minnesota health officials reported 919 more cases of the virus and 15 additional deaths.
Wis. Gov. Evers Issues Order Limiting Public Indoor Gatherings To 25% Occupancy After COVID SurgeGov. Tony Evers issued an emergency order Tuesday limiting public indoor gatherings to 25% occupancy after Wisconsin became one of the nation's COVID hotspots.
Wisconsin Judge Expected To Make Decision On State's Mask MandateA Wisconsin judge heard arguments Monday in a lawsuit aimed at suspending Democratic Gov. Tony Evers' mask mandate but didn't immediately rule, saying he needs to think about it as COVID-19 surges across the state.
CDC Updates Coronavirus Guidelines To Include Airborne Transmission (CBS News)The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now says COVID-19 can be spread through airborne transmission, according to updated guidance on the agency's website.
Trump's Wisconsin Campaign Stops Called Off Amid Positive COVID ResultsPresident Donald Trump on Friday canceled his two weekend campaign rallies in Wisconsin after testing positive for COVID-19, while Republicans in the battleground state showed no signs of backing down in their attempts to undo the mask mandate imposed by the Democratic governor.
Wisconsin Sets Record For COVID-19 Cases In Single DayWisconsin health officials on Saturday said the state set a single-day record for COVID-19 cases with nearly 2,900 positive tests.