COVID-19 in Minnesota

Minnesota reports 697 new COVID-19 cases and 7 deaths

More than 62,900 Minnesotans have tested positive for COVID-19 and 1,685 have died, according to the Minnesota Department of Health. The figures reported Thursday include...

Minnesota reports 470 new COVID-19 cases and 12 deaths

More than 62,300 Minnesotans have tested positive for COVID-19 and 1,678 have died, according to the Minnesota Department of Health. The figures reported Wednesday include...

Empty hotel rooms wait for COVID-19 surge that hasn’t come in Hennepin County

Since late March, Hennepin County has spent $50-69 per night, per room on nearly 100 hotel rooms for homeless people who have COVID-19 or...

Minnesota reports 332 new COVID-19 cases and 6 deaths

More than 61,800 Minnesotans have tested positive for COVID-19 and 1,666 have died, according to the Minnesota Department of Health. The figures reported Tuesday include...

Trump’s $400 a week jobless aid could be just $300. It depends on where...

Governors, lawmakers and state unemployment agencies on Monday wrestled with confusion created by President Donald Trump’s executive action extending unemployment benefits, and it appeared...

Minnesota reports 625 new COVID-19 cases and 3 deaths

More than 61,500 Minnesotans have tested positive for COVID-19 and 1,660 have died, according to the Minnesota Department of Health. The figures reported Monday include...

A different messenger: Ramsey County relies on culturally competent voices — instead of government...

Black and Latino Minnesotans are facing disproportionate rates of COVID-19 infection, hospitalization and death, which has highlighted a complex public health problem: Distrust of...
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Trump moves to extend unemployment benefits, suspend payroll taxes after talks break down

President Donald Trump on Saturday circumvented Congress and took action into his own hands, after weeks of unsuccessful negotiations over another coronavirus relief package...

Minnetonka superintendent: Flu riskier than COVID-19 for students and families

The traditional flu poses more risks to students and families than COVID-19, Minnetonka Public Schools Superintendent Dennis Peterson said during a Thursday evening meeting...

Minnesota reports 867 new COVID-19 cases and 7 deaths

More than 58,600 Minnesotans have tested positive for COVID-19 and 1,636 have died, according to the Minnesota Department of Health. The figures reported Thursday include...
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