Free COVID Testing Again Available At Minneapolis Convention CenterReopening this popular testing site is another move by state leaders to keep people safe and slow the spread of the Delta variant as the school year kicks into high gear.
Demand For Community COVID-19 Testing Rises Amid Recent SurgeAcross the state, demand for COVID-19 testing is on the rise again. With kids getting back to school and the spread of delta variant, the Minnesota Department of Health is making walk-in testing available again at Roy Wilkins Auditorium in St. Paul.
COVID In Minnesota: 3,882 New Cases, Average Positivity Rate Rises To 6.6%Health officials in Minnesota announced Tuesday 3,882 new COVID-19 cases and six deaths, as the seven-day average positivity rate continues to climb.
COVID In Minnesota: 5 More Deaths, 1,470 New Cases Reported MondayHospitalization figures continue to rise to levels not seen since April and May, as the MDH on Monday recorded 109 people in Minnesota ICU beds with COVID-19, and 302 in non-ICU beds with the virus.
COVID In Minnesota: ICU Bed Use On The Rise Across MN, Staffed ICU Bed Availability Dwindles In MetroA day after the Food and Drug Administration authorized a third COVID-19 vaccine dose for those with severely weakened immune systems, the Minnesota Department of Health reported 1,336 new cases of the virus and six deaths.
Minnesota Begins Reporting 'Collateral Damage' COVID Breakthrough Cases Among VaccinatedAt least 5,559 people who are fully vaccinated contracted COVID-19, new data from the Minnesota Department of Health show—a tiny fraction of more than 3 million people who are inoculated.
Doctors See Rise In Pregnant Woman With COVID, Encourage VaccinationTwin Cities doctors are concerned over seeing a rise in pregnant women becoming sick with COVID-19.
COVID In Minnesota: 70% Of Minnesotans 16+ Have Received At Least One Vaccine DoseCompared to one month ago, the number of first doses administered per week is up 129%. In all, over 5.9 million doses have been administered since December.
Brooklyn Center Mayor Declares Local Health Emergency Amid COVID SurgeBrooklyn Center Mayor Mike Elliott declared a local health emergency Monday effective immediately.
COVID In Minnesota: Positivity Rate Climbs To 4.9%, MDH Releases Vaccine Breakthrough DataAs of last week, the COVID-19 positivity rate in Minnesota reached 4.9%, inching closer to the 5% "caution" threshold.
'Ultimately This Virus Will Find You': Dr. Osterholm Pushes COVID Vaccine As Delta Variant SpreadsThe CDC on Friday said people who are unvaccinated are twice as likely to be re-infected with COVID-19 as vaccinated individuals. The news comes as concern over the spread of the Delta variant increases, and as large events are taking place.
Despite Delta Variant's Rise, About 700,000 Are All Systems Go For Sturgis RallyIf last year’s rally was marked by defiance of coronavirus precautions, with T-shirts on sale that read, “Screw COVID. I went to Sturgis,” this year the pandemic appeared to hardly be an afterthought.
What's Different About COVID's Delta Variant?Heather Brown talks COVID-19 expert Dr. Greg Poland from the Mayo Clinic to learn more about the culprit behind rising cases in Minnesota and across the U.S.
Experts Warn COVID Cases In Kids Are RisingFor the week ending July 29, there were 72,000 cases of COVID-19 in kids under 18. The week before, there were 40,000 cases.
Kashkari: Delta Variant Could Slow Labor Market RecoveryThe highly-contagious delta variant could complicate America's economic recovery.