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%.
Coronavirus (MN): MDH Reports 763 New COVID-19 Cases, 9 Deaths; Overall Tests Breach 900KA day after Gov. Tim Walz announced the upcoming statewide mask mandate, health officials on Thursday are reporting 763 more COVID-19 cases and nine more deaths.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: MDH Reports 578 New Cases, 8 More Deaths As ICU Number Continues To Decrease As more and more cities in Minnesota begin requiring masks in public indoor spaces to prevent the spread of COVID-19, state health officials are reporting 578 more cases and eight more deaths.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Health Department Says 19 More Have Died In Past DayWith a number of states in the country seeing spiking figures when it comes to new cases of COVID-19, Minnesota's numbers the last few weeks have been tending to trend downward.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: 9 Deaths Statewide, With Additional 197 CasesThe Minnesota Department of Health announced Tuesday an additional 197 cases of COVID-19 and 9 deaths statewide.
Coronavirus (MN): MDH Reports Lowest Daily COVID-19 Deaths Since Mid-April, Along With 230 New CasesThe Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has reported the fewest new COVID-19 deaths since mid-April.
How Does A Virus Start?Fear of the coronavirus has spread around the world, but this is hardly the first time there have been new, deadly infections. So Roger from Hudson wanted to know: How does a virus start? Good Question.
How Long Are We Contagious? Good QuestionAnyone who's had to flu knows it can knock you a person out for days. Schools and daycares often want kids to stay home until they are fever-free for 24 hours. That had Patrick from Minnetonka wanting to know: How long are we contagious? Good Question.
First Cases Of Deadly Deer Virus Confirmed In MinnesotaA deadly virus affecting Minnesota's deer population has been confirmed in seven animals for the first time in the state.
Woman With Ebola Spread Virus One Year After Infection, Doctors SayDoctors have made a disturbing discovery about 2014's deadly Ebola outbreak in Africa. A woman who survived the virus is believed to have spread it one year after her initial infection.
CDC: 14 American Women May Have Caught Zika Virus Through SexOn Tuesday, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said 14 possible Zika cases involve men who visited countries experiencing outbreaks.
USDA Secretary Not Ready To Declare Bird Flu Outbreak OverU.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says he's not ready to declare the Midwest bird flu outbreak over. While no new cases of the H5N2 virus have been detected over for over a month, Vilsack told The Associated Press on Monday that the threat hasn't passed.
As Anxiety Wanes, Minnesota Keeps Eyes Out For Ebola SpreadState health officials say they won't be done watching for the spread of Ebola for at least another year. The Minnesota Department of Health is currently monitoring 47 residents who traveled from the West African countries ravaged by the deadly virus. As of Sunday, the state had cleared 216 travelers after a 21-day monitoring period. No cases have been confirmed in Minnesota.
Minnesota Hotline Set Up For Ebola QuestionsThe state Health Department has set up a hotline to answer Minnesotans' questions about Ebola and precautions against the disease. The line will be staffed during regular business hours, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
MN Doctor: U.S. Response To Ebola 'Woefully Inadequate'A Minnesota expert on infectious diseases is criticizing the handling of the Ebola outbreak. A symposium on the Ebola crisis was held today at Johns Hopkins in Maryland.