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COVID-19: ICU Bed Usage Steadily Rising in Minnesota
COVID-19 is blamed for two more deaths and has put two more people in ICU in Minnesota.
Two Rochester Long-Term Care Centers on COVID-19 List
The Minnesota Department of Health has issued a listing of the larger long-term care facilities in the state that have seen at least one confirmed case of COVID-19 among residents or staff.
COVID-19: Rochester Public Transit Suspends Fare Collection
The public transit system in Rochester is no longer charging passengers for rides.
Rochester Sends Heartfelt Message of "Thanks" to Staff at Mayo
We've got a lot of negative news circling us but here's a bit of positive news that will fill your heart up...and may require a Kleenex or two.
New Minnesota COVID-19 Dashboard Created to Share Pandemic Data
Governor Tim Walz today unveiled a "COVID Dashboard" to share information about the ongoing pandemic with Minnesotans.
Distillery in Southeast Minnesota Now Producing Hand Sanitizer
Finding toilet paper and hand sanitizer is basically like a hunt for hidden treasure due to the coronavirus pandemic. Thanks to a local distillery, that hunt is going to get a little bit easier.
COVID-19: Olmsted County Now Has 2nd Highest Number of Cases
Olmsted County now has the 2nd highest number of confirmed COVID-19 cases of all counties in the state, trailing only Hennepin.
Beaches and Pools Will NOT Open This Summer in Minneapolis
The Parks and Recreation Board in Minneapolis has decided that all beaches, pools, and waterparks will remain closed throughout the entire summer.
COVID-19: Mayo Clinic Expert Perspective on Death Projections
A prominent Mayo Clinic infectious disease expert says he considers government projections of over 100,000 and up to 240,000 COVID 19 deaths in the United States represent a worst-case scenario.