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Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Tuesday, September 7

More than 2,000 new cases for a second consecutive report.

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MN saw decline in routine child vaccinations amid pandemic

The CDC study looked at Minnesota and nine other states.

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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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MDH more focused on getting people vaccinated than wasting doses

Now that there's ample supply of the vaccine, health officials' focus has shifted.

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Nearly two dozen COVID cases traced to Daunte Wright protests

State health officials made the announcement Thursday.

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Minnesota advises health providers pause Johnson & Johnson vaccines

Federal health officials have recommended the pause to review treatment of an extremely rare blot clot.

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MDH loosens COVID restrictions for vaccinated assisted-living residents

The department has updated its dining and activities guidance.

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Visitors welcome: Minnesota eases visitation rules at long-term care facilities

The new guidance only restricts visitors for residents in certain situations.

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Minnesota's COVID vaccine appointment site goes live

Huge demand was expected when the site went live at noon.

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Here's a list of businesses the state has taken action against for violating COVID rules

As of Dec. 31, 2020, the state has taken action against more than 20 businesses that defied Gov. Walz's executive orders.

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2 more bars see licenses suspended after violating COVID rules

Gov. Walz on Wednesday will announce loosened restrictions on indoor dining.

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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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Gov. Walz will provide COVID-19 update at Monday press conference

He'll talk about the state's response to the pandemic.

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COVID-19: Wear a mask, socially distance when deer hunting this weekend

The DNR and MDH are asking hunters to take proper precautions while hunting.

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MDH to ramp up enforcement of bars violating COVID-19 protocols

The state received over a hundred complaints this week.

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Bagged salads from ALDI and Hy-Vee blamed for outbreak in MN

It's part of a multi-state outbreak of Cyclospora, an intestinal illness.

Amid coronavirus pandemic, flu still 'widespread' in Minnesota

MN's flu season is going strong, with 110 deaths reported so far.

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At least 1 Minnesota illness linked to national E. coli outbreak

Romaine lettuce from Salinas, CA, is the culprit.

State officials report first death of Minnesota flu season

There have been 19 hospitalizations for influenza so far.