Skip to main content

Watch live: Gov. Tim Walz provides latest coronavirus update

He is expected to announce the state's latest response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Screen Shot 2020-04-17 at 2.58.26 PM

Gov. Tim Walz will provide his latest update on the state's response to the coronavirus pandemic in a 2 p.m. press conference.

Walz is expected this week to make new measures regarding elective procedures possibly resuming, though it's not clear if that announcement is coming on Monday.

It's also possible that the governor will be making announcements relating to restaurants, with among those invited to talk at the news conference being Afro Deli CEO Abdi Kahin and Hospitality Minnesota President and CEO Liz Rammer.

Watch the press conference live below:

Next Up

Screen Shot 2022-01-17 at 8.58.56 AM

Man hospitalized after snowmobile crash in Stearns County

The crash occurred east of State Highway 238 in Albany Township.

covid

Indicators of COVID in wastewater skyrocketing in Twin Cities

Wastewater detection can serve as a predictor for rising and falling case levels.

Flickr - police lights squad siren - Edward Kimmel

Girl arrested for allegedly shooting her mother in northern MN

The incident occurred in Morcom Township Sunday afternoon.

voyageurs trail camera

Video: Voyageurs camera captures remarkable footage of wildlife trail

There were wolves, moose, bears, lynx, a fisher, marten and other animals.

town hall brewery

Town Hall Brewery in Minneapolis closes temporarily

The owner cites the omicron variant and impending vaccine/testing requirements in Minneapolis.

Screen Shot 2020-08-14 at 6.45.53 PM

2 shootings in Brooklyn Park minutes apart; 1 injured

One person was almost hit, while a second person suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

Willmar Police Department

Police: Suspect arrested in Willmar after firing gun at officer

The incident led to a manhunt that lasted into early Sunday morning.

Monti Ossenfort

Vikings lead off general manager interviews with Monti Ossenfort

Several candidates will interview for the job this week.

Payton Willis

Gophers' rally comes up short, lose to Iowa

The Gophers came back from a 23-point deficit but couldn't complete the comeback.

pixabay-fire-truck-side-close

Firefighters respond to smoke-filled cabin to find man asleep inside

A wood stove was determined to be the cause of the smoke.

Related

Governor Tim Walz

Coronavirus: Gov. Walz to provide update in Thursday press conference

He is expected to announce an extended, but loosened Stay at Home order.

Tim Walz modeling

Coronavirus: Gov. Tim Walz to provide another update Tuesday

The state budget and elective procedures will be up for discussion.

Screen Shot 2020-04-17 at 2.58.26 PM

Watch live: Gov. Tim Walz gives Stay at Home update

The governor is addressing Minnesota on Wednesday evening.

Screen Shot 2020-04-17 at 2.58.26 PM

Watch live: Gov. Walz announces guidance for 2020-21 school year

He is expected to announce that school districts will have control over reopening plans.

Governor Tim Walz

Watch live: Gov. Walz gives update on state's coronavirus response

He is speaking alongside several other state leaders and the Ecolab CEO.