COVID-19 In MN: 22 More Deaths Reported With Positivity Rate On Downward TrendAs more COVID-19 rapid testing sites open across Minnesota, the state health department on Tuesday is reporting 22 more deaths and 6,583 additional virus cases.
MDH Takes Control Of Minneapolis Nursing Home To Ensure Residents’ SafetyThe MDH has filed for receivership and assumed control over the nursing home while operations and management issues at a facility are addressed, according to the MDH news release.
COVID In MN: MDH Reports 22 More Deaths As Latest Positivity Rate Drops Below 8%The Minnesota Department of Health on Monday reported 3,010 additional COVID-19 cases along with 22 more deaths. Meanwhile, the latest positivity rate has dipped below 8%.
COVID In Minnesota: 22 More Deaths, Though New Cases Appear To Be Trending DownMinnesota's latest rolling seven-day average positivity rate appears to be on the waning side of a crest, now at 7.9% from 8.5% last week. There are also a reported 45.8 daily new cases per 100,000 Minnesota residents, which also represents a downward trend after peaking above 50.
Data Show COVID Cases In Minnesota Schools Have Declined, But Experts Still Watching For Long-Term TrendsThe latest data show COVID-19 cases linked to schools have sharply declined since mid-September, but experts warn that it’s too early to determine if the state has passed the peak of the latest surge.
Minnesota Student Dies Of COVID-19, 2nd Since Start Of PandemicWhile the health department did not say where the student was enrolled, the latest figures released Thursday showed that a teenager in Hennepin County was among the newly reported COVID deaths.
COVID In Minnesota: More Free Rapid Test Sites Opening In Brooklyn Park, DuluthRight now, the free tests are being done at sites in St. Paul, Crookston, Hutchinson, Moorhead and Stillwater. Two more locations will be added tomorrow in Brooklyn Park and Duluth.
COVID In Minnesota: 32 Further Deaths Added To State's Toll; Positivity Lingers Above 8%Minnesota's latest rolling seven-day average positivity rate appears to have reached a plateau for the moment, now at 8.3%. The line for high risk is drawn at 10%. There are also a reported 49.9 daily new cases per 100,000 Minnesota residents, which also represents what could be the start of a downward trend.
COVID In Minnesota: 21 More Deaths Reported; State's Now Seen 40K HospitalizationsAccording to the Minnesota Department of Health's daily update, the state’s total positive cases have risen to 763,915 since the pandemic began, with 8,457 deaths attributed to the virus.
COVID In Minnesota: State Taking New Measures As Hospitals Reach CapacityHospitals like North Memorial Medical Center are treating COVID-19 patients as case numbers continue to climb around the state. Currently, the Delta variant is surging.
COVID In Minnesota: 25 More Deaths Reported, And Another Nearly 3,000 New CasesTotal ICU bed usage among COVID-19 patients is at 255. Additionally, there are currently 728 COVID-19 patients being hospitalized in non-ICU beds. Many hospitals in the state are reporting being stretched close to capacity as these figures continue to remain high.
With Varying Concert COVID Protocols, Health Officials Urge Music Lovers To Weigh RisksLive music is back in the Twin Cities. But fans may not know that many venues have their COVID-19 protocols set by the artist that's coming to town.
COVID In Minnesota: 24 More Deaths Reported, As Positivity Rate Climbs To 8.4%According to the Minnesota Department of Health's daily update, the state’s total positive cases have risen to 749,144 since the pandemic began, with 8,354 deaths attributed to the virus.
COVID In Minnesota: State's Positivity Rate Shoots Up To 8.3%, Highest Since Pre-Vaccination PeriodAccording to the Minnesota Department of Health's daily update, the state’s total positive cases have risen to 746,768 since the pandemic began, with 8,330 deaths attributed to the virus. About 16,700 tests have been newly processed.
Health Leaders, Hospital CEOs Warn Of COVID 'Capacity Crisis' For Minnesota Adults And ChildrenTop hospital and long-term care industry leaders say that workers are exhausted and leaving the profession at record-levels, creating a staffing shortage of caregivers as cases increase and hospital beds fill up.