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.
Lynx Offering Free COVID Vaccines At Home Game SaturdayThe Minnesota Lynx is offering the Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson vaccine at their home game against the Los Angeles Sparks on Saturday.
Delta To Require All New U.S. Hires To Be Fully VaccinatedDelta Airlines will require all new employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 starting Monday.
COVID In Minnesota: Nearly 40% Of Eligible Minnesotans Fully Vaccinated; 2,104 New Cases ReportedHealth officials on Saturday reported 2,104 additional cases of COVID-19 and eight deaths. More than 1.74 million Minnesotans have completed the vaccine series.
Macalester To Require Students, Employees To Be Fully Vaccinated Before FallMacalester College in St. Paul will require all students and staff to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before they arrive on campus for the fall.
COVID In Minnesota: 16 Deaths, 1,715 New Cases; Nearly 50% Of Eligible Minnesotans Have Received 1st Vaccine DoseHealth officials in Minnesota reported 1,715 new cases of COVID-19 and 16 additional deaths, as the number of eligible Minnesotans who have received their first vaccine dose nears 50%.
Hallie Q. Brown Helps Vaccinate Rondo NeighborhoodAn effort is underway to vaccinate people in underserved communities, including those in the Rondo neighborhood in St. Paul.
COVID In Minnesota: MDH Reports 1,744 New Cases, 4 DeathsA day after Gov. Tim Walz announced that all Minnesotans 16 and older would soon be eligible for the vaccine, health officials reported 1,744 new COVID-19 cases and four deaths.
Resistance To Getting COVID Vaccine Among MN Corrections OfficersAfter one of the worst COVID-19 outbreaks in a U.S. prison, there’s a growing concern many Minnesota corrections officers won’t be vaccinated.
Gov. Walz Announces Mankato Vaccination SiteGov. Walz announced a new permanent COVID-19 community vaccination site at the Mayo Clinic Health System Event Center in Mankato.
COVID In Minnesota: 9 Deaths And 1,449 New Cases Reported; Daily Positivity Rate Continues To RiseMinnesota health officials on Friday reported an additional 1,449 cases of COVID-19 and nine deaths.