“We are deeply saddened and alarmed by these numbers, but frankly not surprised to see this happening,” said Minnesota Health Commissioner Jan Malcolm.
The Minnesota Department of Health reported five more deaths, and 1,627 new COVID-19 cases, on Monday.
MDH Commissioner Jan Malcolm told reporters Friday she is “ deeply worried” about the new case numbers.
On paper, the contest between DFLer Kent Eken and GOP nominee Mark Larson for a crucial Moorhead-area state Senate seat should be competitive. So why has the race been so quiet?
Two DFLers asked to be removed from a list of more than 120 candidates who said they would fight efforts to mirror regulations written by other states, including the California rules Gov. Tim Walz hopes to adopt on cleaner-burning cars and electric vehicles.
123 legislative candidates have signed on to a pledge, circulated by the Minnesota Automobile Dealers Association, opposing the Walz administration’s plan to follow California’s Clean Cars rules.
Eight more Minnesotans have died of COVID-19, the Minnesota Department of Health said Thursday, for a total of 2,107.
In the race for Minnesota Senate District 26, which encompasses much of Rochester — including the Mayo Clinic — DFL candidate Aleta Borrud has tried to tie three-term GOP Sen. Carla Nelson to Trump, and particularly to his handling of the coronavirus pandemic.
Three more Minnesotans have died of COVID-19, the Minnesota Department of Health said Monday, for a total of 2,083.
Though Democratic candidates in the six districts maintain they have a shot to upset their Republican opponents, the lack of activity to boost their candidacies reflects the GOP’s growing strength and confidence in Greater Minnesota.
16 more Minnesotans have died of COVID-19, the Minnesota Department of Health said Wednesday.
MinnPost looked at the fundamentals of the districts along with data from the parties, interest groups and political caucuses to arrive at a batch of races that could determine control of the House and Senate.
Other parts of Minnesota have seen visits from the Trump and Biden campaigns, but it’s been nothing like the outsized attention showered on the state’s fifth-largest city.
The Minnesota Department of Health also said Monday that seven more Minnesotans have died of COVID-19.
MDH also recently changed the way it reports hospitalizations in Minnesota. Instead of reporting the number of people who are currently hospitalized and in intensive care, the agency is reporting the number of new admissions to hospitals and ICUs each day.
A new ad from the primary super PAC of House Democrats slams Republican congressional candidate Michelle Fischbach for voting in favor of a bill that included the state’s buffer rule, an environmental policy that DFLers have long supported.
According to CDC data updated Monday afternoon, there have been 36 deaths in Minnesota for every 100,000 people, which is the 27th highest rate among states.
The seven-day positivity average, which lags by a week, is 4.4 percent. That is down from 4.8 percent the prior week.