Judge Denies Temporary Restraining Order Targeting Minneapolis’ Vaccine Requirement At Restaurants, BarsThe request for a temporary restraining order against the city of Minneapolis, which would have prevented the city from enforcing the vaccine-or-test requirement at restaurants and bars, has been denied by a judge.
COVID In Minnesota: Positivity Rate Hits 11%, More Than 11,000 New Cases ReportedIn all, the state has seen 887,368 COVID-19 cases since March of 2020 and 9,229 total deaths. The positivity rate is at 11% as of last week, which is above the "high risk" threshold and a figure not seen since December of 2020.
COVID In Minnesota: Positivity Rate Ticks Up To 10.8%, 30 Deaths ReportedAs the Food and Drug Administration authorized booster shots for all adults on Friday, health officials in Minnesota reported an additional 5,162 cases and 30 deaths.
How Do Vaccines Become Required For Minnesota Schoolchildren?While some exemptions are allowed for medical and non-medical reasons, approximately 90% of Minnesota schoolchildren take several vaccines before junior high.
COVID In Minnesota: 12 Deaths And 2,088 Cases Reported, Average Positivity Rate At 6.6%As the school year begins for many Minnesota students, health officials in the state reported 2,088 COVID-19 cases and 12 deaths.
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: Over 470 Patients In Hospital With Virus, Positivity Rate Reaches 5.4%The seven-day average positivity rate has been on the rise lately, reflecting levels of virus spread last seen during the spring wave. As of last week, the positivity rate had reached 5.4%.
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.
Hy-Vee Offers Third Vaccine Doses To Immunocompromised IndividualsHy-Vee announced their free distribution of the third dose of COVID-19 vaccine for immunocompromised individuals on Friday evening.
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.
COVID In Minnesota: Community Vaccination Sites To Wind DownGov. Tim Walz on Friday announced that Minnesota will be winding down its mass COVID-19 vaccination sites as 70% of the state's adult population has been vaccinated.
COVID-19's Delta Variant Is On The Rise In MN, Experts Talk BoostersThe delta variant of COVID-19 is on the rise in Minnesota with 110 cases of it in the state, according to the Minnesota Department of Health.
President of Mpls Federal Reserve, Neel Kashkari, Announces New Requirement For Employees To Be Fully VaccinatedPresident of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank Neel Kashkari announced it's decision to require Covid-19 vaccinations from it's employees Thursday.
COVID In Minnesota: 174 Cases, 7 Deaths Reported; Cumulative Fatalities Breach 7,500The state's cumulative case count now stands at 603,614, while the total fatalities have reached 7,503.
COVID In Minnesota: 12 New Deaths Reported; Average Positivity Rate Falls To 2.1%Health officials on Friday reported 177 new cases out of roughly 17,500 completed tests, bringing the cumulative case count to 603,466 since March of 2020.