Covid-19

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Don't want to talk to a contact tracer? MN debuts online option after positive test

The department says the survey will allow its staff to keep track of more cases at a faster pace

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Here is Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Thursday, January 21

It's the first time in exactly four months that Minnesota has had fewer than 100 COVID patients in intensive care.

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Here is Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Wednesday, January 20

The 111 ICU patients is the fewest in Minnesota since there were 109 COVID patients in intensive care on Oct. 1.

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Osterholm affidavit ahead of George Floyd trial warns of COVID worsening in March

Prosecutors want to delay the Chauvin trial due to a public health threat.

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Minnesota high schoolers will be reimbursed for canceled European trips

Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison announced a settlement with the travel company Friday.

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Here is Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Tuesday, January 19

Two days in a row with fewer than 1,000 new cases.

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U of M will halt admissions to 12 PhD programs

The move is expected to help address the school's estimated budget shortfall of $166 million.

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Here is Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Monday, Jan. 18

The latest update from the Minnesota Department of Health.

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Here is Minnesota's COVID update for Sunday, January 17

The health department provides updates daily at 11 a.m.

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Facing aluminum can shortage, Surly unveils solution: 'Cantyhose'

The brewery came up with a creative way to repurpose unused cans.

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3M sues Florida company that sold 10K counterfeit N95 masks to HCMC

The Maplewood company has obtained a temporary injunction against the firm.

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Planning for the 2021 Minnesota State Fair is underway

The fair suffered huge financial losses due to COVID-19, but organizers are moving forward with planning "different scenarios" for this summer.

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Here is Minnesota's COVID update for January 15

Hospitalizations are the lowest in Minnesota since October 25.

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Here is Minnesota's COVID update for January 14

Hospitalizations are the lowest in Minnesota since October 26.

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Minnesota's vaccine progress being hit by federal delays, leaders say

The Biden-Harris COVID prevention plan will be released Thursday.

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Here is Minnesota's COVID update for January 13

The latest data from the Minnesota Department of Health.

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Target will close stores on Thanksgiving Day 2021 after great sales in 2020

The retailer saw "tremendous grow" in its Drive Up, Order Pickup and same-day delivery services.

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Minneapolis teachers union questions return to in-person instruction

Elementary students are set to return to the classroom in February – nearly a year after they shifted to distance learning.

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Monticello restaurant will pay profits to state after violating COVID order

The Minnesota Attorney General's Office has settled a lawsuit it filed against Cornerstone Cafe in Monticello

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Here is Minnesota's COVID update for January 12

The latest information from the Minnesota Department of Health.

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MN unveils dashboard to track COVID vaccine distribution

It provides a very clear view of where and who is getting vaccinated.

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MDH: New COVID strain likely broadly circulating in Minnesota

Health officials believe the new strain is broadly circulating in Minnesota.

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Here is Minnesota's COVID update for January 11

Minnesota has its fewest COVID-19 hospitalizations since before Halloween.

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Bars, restaurants allowed to reopen for indoor dining Monday

Party sizes will be limited and reservations are required.