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.
COVID In Minnesota: Walz Signs Executive Order, Ends Statewide Mask MandateGov. Tim Walz signed an executive order Friday afternoon to lift the mask mandate following updated guidance from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, which said fully vaccinated people can forgo their masks in most indoor and outdoor settings.
Despite End Of Mandate, Many Minnesotans Not Ready To Drop The MasksThe numbers show 71% of white people living in Minneapolis have received at least one dose. It falls to 35% for Hispanic people, and 28% of Black and African-Americans.
'We Can Start Going Back To Normal': Minnesotans React To End Of Mask MandatePeople outside of the Twin Cities have varying opinions about Gov. Tim Walz lifting the state's mask mandate.
University Of Minnesota Lifts Mask Mandate For Fully Vaccinated Students, StaffFollowing an executive order signed by Gov. Tim Walz ending the statewide mask mandate, the University of Minnesota has lifted their mask requirement for fully vaccinated students and staff.
Fans At Target Field No Longer Required To Wear Masks In Outdoor Spaces, But It’s Still ‘Strongly Encouraged’Shortly following the announcement that the state’s mask mandate has been lifted, the Minnesota Twins announced the requirement is also being lifted for Target Field's outdoor spaces.
Restaurants, Venues Scramble To Adjust To End Of Pandemic RestrictionsGov. Tim Walz announced the easing of restrictions Thursday. The state will end remaining restrictions on outdoor limits and indoor activities by May 28 and lift the mask mandate by July 1.
Gov. Walz Says Politicization Around Masks ‘One Of The Worst Things That’s Happened To This Country’ And 'It Cost Lives'During a press conference outlining his plan to end most COVID-19 restrictions, Gov. Tim Walz spoke out about the politicization around masks and said “it cost lives.”
Wisconsin Supreme Court Strikes Down Gov. Evers Mask MandateThe Wisconsin Supreme Court struck down Democratic Gov. Tony Evers' statewide mask mandate on Wednesday, stripping the governor of one of his last remaining tools to curb the spread of the coronavirus as the state stands on the precipice of another surge in infections.
Ramsey City Council Votes To Stop Enforcing Mask MandateA small north metro city took a bold stance against Gov. Tim Walz's statewide mask mandate.
Legal Challenge Asks Wisconsin Supreme Court To Block Statewide Mask OrderA new legal challenge to Gov. Tony Evers' latest mask mandate is before the Wisconsin Supreme Court, filed less than a week after the Legislature struck down a previous order and the governor quickly issued a new one.