Vaccination of further groups will begin after 70% of Minnesotans over the age of 65 have received a single dose of vaccine, something expected by the end of March.
The state also reports 783,214 Minnesotans have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine so far.
Nursing homes were hard-hit by the pandemic, but early access to vaccines appears to be making a difference.
The most recent data shows that 770,021 people, or 13.8 percent of Minnesota’s population, had received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine so far.
The video features a group of young East Africans — a mix of cultural influencers and regular young adults — pulling on masks and answering the question “Who Are You Masking Up For?”
State officials also said Tuesday said they’re partnering with dozens of organizations that serve people of color, American Indians, LGTBQ+ people and those who have disabilities in order to connect them to vaccines.
Minnesota’s 7-day case positivity rate of 3.6 was also the lowest it has been for months.
The 7,200 square-foot house is for women in early recovery, with enough space for 16.
As of Friday, 754,602 people, or roughly 13.6 percent of Minnesota’s population, had received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine.
As of Wednesday, 728,081 Minnesotans had received at least one dose of the vaccine and 286,543 both doses.
The most recent data show 710,305 Minnesotans, or roughly 12.8 percent of the state population, have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.
Asymptomatic cases and lack of testing at the beginning of the pandemic means the official count of cases is too low. Researchers are working on developing a fuller picture.
Numerous studies over the past few months have shown that about 1 in 3 people with COVID-19 will have symptoms that last longer than the typical two weeks.
The state also reported that 695,629 people have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
The change comes amid reduced spread of COVID-19 in Minnesota and a growing number of teachers get vaccinated.
Prisoners lack space, and some say rules to curb COVID-19 are unevenly enforced.
Minnesota has also reported fewer than 10 deaths in four consecutive days for the first time since September.
MDH also said Monday that more than 675,000 Minnesotans have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine so far.
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