COVID-19 In MN: Health Officials Report 700+ Additional Virus Cases, 5 More DeathsAs the state begins offering vaccination incentives worth $100, Minnesota health officials reported on Friday 702 additional virus cases and five more deaths attributed to COVID-19.
COVID In Minnesota: State Officials Recommend Masks In Schools, Regardless Of Vaccination StatusHealth and education officials in Minnesota are recommending that all students, teachers, staff, and visitors should wear masks indoors at school this fall, even those who are vaccinated.
COVID In Minnesota: State's Rate Of New Cases Per Capita Reaches Line Of Caution Once AgainThe health department reports that the rolling average positivity rate is now at 2.8%. While that's below the line for caution (at 5%), it's also up notably over recent weeks; earlier this summer, that figure hovered around 1%.
COVID In MN: MDH Commissioner Says State Is Entering 'Critical Transition Phase'Minnesota health officials warned Monday that the highly contagious delta variant of the coronavirus now accounts for more than 75% of the state's new COVID-19 cases and that it's a serious threat to people who still have not gotten vaccinated.
COVID In Minnesota: Data Show State's Conservative Counties Have Lower Vaccination Rates, Reflecting National TrendCounties in Minnesota with the lowest vaccination rates voted for Donald Trump in the 2020 election by large margins, state data from the health department and secretary of state’s office show, reflecting a national trend of partisan differences when it comes to taking the COVID-19 vaccine.
COVID In Minnesota: Positivity Rate Inches Up To 2%, With 340 Newly Confirmed CasesThere are also a reported 3.3 daily new cases per 100,000 Minnesota residents; the line of caution there is drawn at 5 cases per 100,000.
COVID In Minnesota: Positivity Now Up To 1.6%, Hospitalizations Stay SteadyMinnesota is reporting 216 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state, and two new deaths reported in the last 24 hours, according to the Minnesota Department of Health.
COVID In Minnesota: Daily New Cases Per 100K Residents Creeps Up With Positivity RateWednesday's updated figures from the Minnesota Department of Health report 208 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state, and two new deaths reported in the last 24 hours.
Minnesota's COVID Vaccine Incentive Program Falls Short Of Its 100,000 Participant GoalMore than 17,400 Minnesotans cashed in on rewards in a state vaccine incentive program designed to boost shots in arms, according to data from the Minnesota Department of Health -- which is a fraction of the initial goal.
COVID In Minnesota: Positivity Rate Rising, Now At 1.5%; 386 New CasesHospitalization figures are continuing to hold steady. The latest figures of those hospitalized show 23 Minnesotans in ICU. There are an additional 81 reported hospitalizations for COVID in the state.
COVID In Minnesota: Positivity Rate Remains At 1.2%, With 2 More Deaths, 189 New CasesSince the start of the pandemic, there have been 606,484 positive cases and 7,624 deaths. In the last day, there have been about 14,000 new tests processed.