Father Paul Kubista is pastor at St. Mary of Czestochowa Catholic Church.
COVID-19 hospitalizations have dropped four days in a row, but capacity remains tight.
Four of the 10 lowest case rates are metro-area counties.
Cases in schools rose again in the past week, though there are signs cases may have peaked.
The Speaker of the House announced the plans in a memo to members and staff on Thursday.
The latest data from the health department.
Three new rapid testing sites opened in Minnesota this week.
The unvaccinated are far more likely than the fully vaccinated to become hospitalized or die.
Those ages have the lowest vaccination rates among all eligible age groups.
It happened last month at an Eastern Carver County Schools hearing.
A layered approach, especially for those who aren't vaccinated, is recommended.
The governor said only legislators can enact some of the needed measures.
The latest from MDH.
He's putting the National Guard on alert and expanding the emergency staffing pool.
Close contacts previously had to quarantine for 14 days, but that's now reducing to 10.
It comes as Minnesota's health system is facing it's biggest COVID challenge yet.
That's a slight decline compared to last week.
The latest data from MDH.
Other Twin Cities school districts do not have quarantine protocols quite as strict as in Minneapolis.
A federal judge issued the order Tuesday, and gave them until the end of the week.
990 people are currently hospitalized with COVID-19 in Minnesota.
Not even the massive fall/winter surge in 2020 led to a capacity crisis like this.