Coronavirus Testing

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The state is offering free COVID tests at 21 community testing sites in January

Testing is a key strategy in preventing the spread of COVID-19.

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High demand leads to some shipping delays for home COVID tests

Minnesotans have ordered more than 130,000 tests since Nov. 12.

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Here are the 4 free COVID-19 testing sites in MN for the week of Nov. 8

People don't need to have symptoms or insurance to get tested for free.

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Minnesota's 5th saliva testing site opening in Mankato on Friday

The state's free saliva testing program is part of its strategy to help control COVID-19.

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North Dakota is having people do their own COVID-19 contact tracing

Health officials have said timely contact tracing is a key component in preventing the spread of COVID-19.

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Walz: 'We're really nervous' about COVID-19 rates in Minnesota

As Minnesota's COVID-19 cases surge, the governor said he's nervous about the predicted increase in cases as flu season nears.

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Here are the 6 free COVID-19 testing sites in MN for the week of Oct. 12

People don't need to have symptoms or insurance to get tested for free.

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24 Minnesota Hy-Vee stores now offer free COVID-19 testing

You don't need symptoms to get tested, with results coming back in 3-5 business days, Hy-Vee says.

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Here are the 6 latest locations for free COVID-19 testing in Minnesota next week

MDH is conducting the testing amid increased community spread in Minnesota.

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Possible COVID-19 exposures at 3 bars in Barron County

There are potential exposures at Moose Lodge, Mary's Midway Bar and Mr. Bob's Bar.

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MN health officials criticize CDC change to COVID-19 testing guidelines

The MDH wants asymptomatic people who may have been exposed to get tested.

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3M developing paper COVID-19 test to give results in minutes

This test could be administered at the point-of-care and wouldn't need to be sent to a lab to get the result.

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Minnesota offering free COVID-19 tests at 6 places this weekend

The testing sites have the capacity to test 6,000 people this weekend.

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Latest Minnesota coronavirus model projects higher deaths

The latest model was presented to the public on Wednesday morning.

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M Health Fairview uses glass testing booth to conserve PPE

Health care providers swab patients from behind a glass barrier.

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Coronavius: 24 more deaths confirmed in Minnesota

The figures as accurate as of 4 p.m. on Saturday.

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Walz says economy can't re-open without widespread testing

At least 5,000 tests per day are needed, according to Walz.

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Second COVID-19 death reported in Minnesota

The number of cases has jumped to 346.

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Coronavirus total rises by 25 to 287 confirmed cases in MN

The total is up from Tuesday's 262 confirmed cases.

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Minnesota's confirmed coronavirus cases now at 89

This number does not reflect the actual number of cases in Minnesota, as testing is limited.

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Got symptoms of COVID-19? For how long should you isolate?

These are the very important guidelines from the department of health.