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Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Tuesday, January 25

The test positivity rate has dropped for the first time since before Christmas.

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Minnetonka approves mask mandate in emergency ordinance

The mandate officially goes into effect Monday night.

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Minnesota health officials watching closely for omicron variant

Health leaders do not yet know how transmissible or severe the new variant is.

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Since delta, COVID deaths have mostly come from Greater Minnesota

The 7-county metro, where vaccination rates and mitigation efforts are higher, has seen a lower proportion of deaths since June.

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Surge in COVID cases among school students, another staff member death

The rise in cases in schools mirrors what's happening statewide.

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Two more school staff members die from COVID-19 in Minnesota

The total number of school staffers who have lost their lives to the virus is now at 15.

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2 Minnesota Wild players test positive for COVID-19

Both players will be unavailable Thursday night when the Wild face the expansion Kraken.

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Pfizer to seek emergency use authorization to vaccinate kids ages 5 to 11

Pfizer says clinical trials have revealed positive results.

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Minnesota reports COVID deaths of teen student, 2 school staffers

Cases in schools rose again in the past week, though there are signs cases may haveĀ  peaked.

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Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Monday, October 18

Hospitalizations have surpassed 1,000 in the latest update.

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Walz to announce 'new action' on hospital capacity, expanding rapid testing

It comes as Minnesota's health system is facing its biggest COVID challenge yet.

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Parents object to Minneapolis Schools' 14-day COVID exposure quarantines

Other Twin Cities school districts do not have quarantine protocols quite as strict as in Minneapolis.

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Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Wednesday, October 13

990 people are currently hospitalized with COVID-19 in Minnesota.

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Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Tuesday, October 12

Hospitalizations are nearing 1,000 in Minnesota.

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Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Friday, October 8

The next update will come Monday, Oct. 11.

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Health officials: Minnesota hospitals experiencing a 'capacity crisis'

Malcolm called the current capacity crisis for pediatric cases "quite extraordinary."

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Minnesota expanding COVID-19 testing capacity as demand rises

The demand for testing was up 10% last week compared to the week prior.