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Mayo Clinic specialist: 'The omicron surge is not over'

Experts expect a rapid decline over the next month followed a period of calm.

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Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Thursday, January 27

Cases remain very high but hospitalizations have been plateaued for the past week.

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Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Wednesday, January 26

More than 15,000 new cases in today's update.

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Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Tuesday, January 25

The test positivity rate has dropped for the first time since before Christmas.

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Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Friday, January 21

Hospitalizations dipped from 1,629 Jan. 19 to 1,571 on Jan. 20.

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Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Thursday, January 20

A Mayo Clinic data scientists believes omicron may have already peaked in parts of Minnesota, though that reality won't show up in the reported cases until at least next week.

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Omicron may have already peaked in Minnesota

Reported cases lag what's happening in real time, so the newly reported cases over the next week or so will still be very high.

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Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Wednesday, January 19

More than 44,000 new cases reported from the holiday weekend.

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Omicron fading in Minnesota? Wastewater detection provides hope

Wastewater samples can help predict a rise or fall in COVID-19 cases.

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You can now order 4 free at-home COVID tests from the government

Tests will ship for free within 7-12 days, according to the White House.

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Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Tuesday, January 18

Minnesota has reached 11,000 COVID-19 deaths.

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Indicators of COVID in wastewater skyrocketing in Twin Cities

Wastewater detection can serve as a predictor for rising and falling case levels.

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Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Friday, January 14

More than 11,000 cases for a second day in a row.

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Here's where COVID-19 case rates are the highest in Minnesota

The highest rates can be found mainly in southeastern Minnesota and around the Twin Cities metro area.

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Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Thursday, January 13

More than 11,000 cases included in today's report.

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Vaccinated can spread omicron, so why are Twin Cities requiring diners show vax proof?

Starting next week, indoor diners in the Twin Cities will need to show proof of vaccination or a negative test.

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Omicron surge: MN preparing for 'something we've never seen before'

Minnesota may need to bring COVID-positive, asymptomatic healthcare workers to return to work with COVID-19 patients if staffing shortages become severe enough.

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Walz set to announce 'actions to support MN hospitals' as omicron surges

The governor will hold a press conference Wednesday morning.

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Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Tuesday, January 11

Minnesota has set a new statewide record high test positivity rate.

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Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Monday, January 10

More than 10,000 newly reported cases today.

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Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Friday, January 7

The latest about Minnesota's COVID-19 surge.