Minnesota Native News: COVID-19 Daily Update

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MN Native News: COVID-19 Daily Update

MN Native News: COVID-19 Daily Update


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October 22nd, the Minnesota Department of Health rolled out the pilot program for its COVID-19 Test at Home Saliva Program. Because it’s in the pil...

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  • Added: Oct 29, 2020
  • Length: 02:00
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There are now four COVID vaccines in the advanced stages of trials. It’s still too early to say when a vaccine will be available. But already the s...

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  • Added: Oct 28, 2020
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For months now, public health officials have been repeating the same messages: wear masks, socially distance, sanitize hands and surfaces. But at a...

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  • Added: Oct 27, 2020
  • Length: 01:59
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Eight months into the pandemic, Minnesota is navigating a new phase of COVID-19, reporting record high daily case totals. If cases continue to rise...

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  • Added: Oct 26, 2020
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The CDC had said that for individuals to get infected they need to be in contact for, on average, 15 minutes within six feet of someone who is posi...

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  • Added: Oct 23, 2020
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In late September, the state began opening saliva test clinics in Greater Minnesota and the metro. More clinics are being added over the next weeks...

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  • Added: Oct 22, 2020
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Wisconsin, North Dakota and South Dakota now lead other states in new cases per capita. Minnesota, meanwhile, has logged several straight days of C...

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  • Added: Oct 21, 2020
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With Election Day on Nov. 3, just around the corner. Gov. Tim Walz and Attorney General Keith Ellison recently highlighted the state’s efforts to e...

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  • Added: Oct 20, 2020
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The $7.7 million plan, funded through the federal CARES Act, will support those in the agricultural business, who are struggling due to market disr...

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  • Added: Oct 19, 2020
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State health officials are recording surges in northern, central and southern Minnesota. Those areas of Greater Minnesota, mostly rural areas, have...

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  • Added: Oct 16, 2020
  • Length: 02:00
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Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz has announced an expansion of the state’s saliva testing program, which he says will significantly increase the state’s COV...

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  • Added: Oct 15, 2020
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On October 5th, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its webpage to acknowledge that, yes, people can become infected with COVID ...

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  • Added: Oct 14, 2020
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The Minnesota Department of Health is further easing restrictions on long-term care facilities during the COVID-19 pandemic. Beginning Saturday, ...

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  • Added: Oct 13, 2020
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Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz convened the fifth special session of the year where he extended the state’s COVID-19 peacetime emergency. According to W...

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  • Added: Oct 12, 2020
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Minnesota has officially entered the fall season. Already doctors, clinics and hospitals are preparing for an increase in COVID cases, brought on b...

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  • Added: Oct 09, 2020
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COVID-19 safety guidance has been updated in Minnesota for public school indoor sports and events -- and the state’s bars and restaurants.

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  • Added: Oct 08, 2020
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Minnesota revenue officials say over 100,000 people in the state may be eligible for, but have yet to receive, an economic impact payment. Now, tho...

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  • Added: Oct 06, 2020
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Minnesota health officials say there is a potential risk that transmission occurred at the Duluth Trump rally in late September and other events as...

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  • Added: Oct 05, 2020
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According to the health department, the testing will be occurring the week of Oct. 5 in St. Joseph, Willmar, Fairmont, Inver Grove Heights, Ely and...

  • Added: Oct 02, 2020
  • Length: 02:00
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By the end of September, Minnesota was seeing a number of days when daily COVID case numbers neared 1,000 or even surpassed it. That had a lot of p...

  • Added: Oct 07, 2020
  • Length: 02:00