“For us, it was like, pandemic, and then riots. And now, it’s pandemic and the aftermath of all of the violence. So we’ve had a double whammy here,” said Mary LaGarde, executive director of the Minneapolis American Indian Center.
Since the start of the outbreak, 5,742 Minnesotans have been hospitalized and 308 are currently in the hospital.
Prior to Wednesday, Minnesota had not reported double-digit deaths from COVID-19 in a single day since July 2.
The new case count is the lowest tally since June 29, though there were also far fewer tests conducted than is typical.
Under the federal government’s use-it-or-lose-it constraints, Minnesota cities and counties are quickly finding ways to spend the money.
Both mental health problems and economic hardship are higher in the U.S., the Commonwealth Fund reports.
The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 is up 797 from Saturday’s count and is based on 19,959 new tests — the highest number of tests reported in a single day so far.
Four more Minnesotans have died of COVID-19, the Minnesota Department of Health said Friday, while the number of confirmed cases is up 545 from Thursday’s count.
Compared to other states, Minnesota hasn’t taken drastic measures, or many measures at all.
MDH also said Thursday there have been 58,640 total confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Minnesota.
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A good way to think about test positivity is to think about fishing with a net. If you catch a fish almost every time you send the net down (high test positivity), that tells you there are probably a lot of fish around that you haven’t caught (there are a lot of undetected cases).
In-person learning, a hybrid or distance learning? Districts are carefully watching county coronavirus numbers as they get ready to be nimble.
Minnesota’s seven-day average case positivity rate rose to 5.2%, up from 4.9% a week ago. MDH considers above 5% a concerning trend.
Four more Minnesotans have died of COVID-19, the Minnesota Department of Health said Tuesday, for a total of 1,620.
The Minnesota Department of Health said Monday that the number of confirmed cases is up 613 from Sunday’s count.
MDH also said Thursday there have been 53,692 total confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state.
Researchers from Sun Yat-sen University in Guangzhou, China, analyzed more than 7,500 videos, gathered from YouTube and other video websites.
Some in the Legislature want to use what’s left of Minnesota’s CARES ACT money to reimburse the state for its pandemic response, while Gov. Tim Walz worries the money will be needed to fund additional costs related to COVID-19.
Four more Minnesotans have died of COVID-19, the Minnesota Department of Health said Tuesday.