Scientists are studying the variant. So far, it’s not clear that the Brazil variant spreads any faster than other variants of the coronavirus.
The Minnesota Department of Health also said Thursday that 203,839 Minnesotans had received at least one of two COVID-19 vaccine doses, and 41,984 had received both doses.
The proposal aims to transform a former barge terminal on the Mississippi River into a sprawling compound with housing, commercial space, manufacturing space, a community center, green spaces and an outdoor amphitheater.
Minnesota doesn’t have enough doses for everyone yet and, as more doses become available, the state is still establishing its protocol for administering vaccines.
The most recent data shows that 184,943 Minnesotans have had at least one dose of vaccine, and 35,800 have received two doses.
The move, which comes out of a court settlement with Northern Metals, is specifically designed to address the disparate impact of lead poisoning on people of color in the city.
Running for the Ward 10 council seat, Gibson’s top priorities are housing and public safety.
The seven-day positivity average, which lags by a week, is 7.1, up from 5.2 percent the week prior.
Jones is running for the Ward 10 council seat “to create a community where everyone knows they belong.”
Though daily positivity rate has fallen recently, MDH Commissioner Jan Malcolm said it could increase in the wake of end-of-year holiday gatherings.
Parsons is running for the Ward 10 council seat because he believes “regular working folks” need more of a voice on the council.
Twenty-four more Minnesotans have died of COVID-19, the Minnesota Department of Health said Tuesday, for a total of 4,896.
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Through the first 17 days of December, the state has recorded 1,065 deaths from COVID-19.
Minnesota’s average case positivity rate is down from what it was a week ago, which is an encouraging sign.
Approved after a meeting that saw more than four hours of public testimony, the city’s $1.5 billion budget shifts some money away from the Minneapolis police, while maintaining the authorized size of the department at its current level.
A bump in cases and deaths that has been anticipated in the wake of Thanksgiving is expected to start to show this week.
The last five days have been one of the deadliest stretches of the pandemic in Minnesota.
The Minnesota Department of Health also said Wednesday there have been 5,165 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Minnesota, based on 42,737 tests.