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35 counties, including most of Twin Cities, now COVID hotspots

The CDC recommends everyone wear a mask in public, indoor places in these counties.

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Here are the vaccination rates of MN counties considered COVID hotspots

These 14 counties have what the CDC considers "substantial" or "high" COVID transmission.

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The 14 MN counties with 'substantial or high' COVID-19 transmission

The CDC says everyone in these areas should wear a mask in indoor public places.

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CDC: Masks recommended in places with 'substantial or high' transmission

This new guidance applies to everyone, regardless of vaccination status.

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Hamline University requiring COVID vaccine for upcoming school year

The president, citing a goal of returning to normal, called the mandate "necessary."

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A 'remarkable achievement,' Walz says as MN hits 70% adult vaccination rate

Minnesota has become one of 17 states to pass that milestone before July 4.

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Hennepin County offering $100 VISA gift cards if you get a COVID vaccine

The county is using federal aid to try to boost the vaccination rate and lessen disparities.

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10 Minnesota counties have now hit 70% adult vaccination rate

The more transmissible Delta variant is adding urgency to the vaccination effort.

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More than 3 million Minnesotans have had at least 1 vaccine dose

The milestone comes almost 6 months to the day since the first vaccine was given in the state.

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In 13 MN counties, the adult vaccination rate is below 50%

Todd County is the lowest, with a 37.8% adult vaccination rate.

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U of M won't require COVID-19 vaccination for fall semester

The university's president called it "a complex and personal issue."

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Dozens of businesses introduce COVID vaccine rewards

The incentives were highlighted by the White House Wednesday.

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How to claim your COVID-19 vaccination reward

Here is where you'll need to go, and what information you'll need.

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5th Minnesota county clears 70% adult vaccination rate

Another 18 counties are closing in on the mark.

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More breweries offer free beer with COVID vaccine

Sign up to get a free vaccine followed by a free pint.

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MDH reveals first COVID vaccination figures for 12-15 age group

One-fifth of Minnesota's young teens have at least one shot.

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Ramsey County becomes fourth to pass 70% adult vaccination rate

That's been a key threshold in discussions around herd immunity.