Three more Minnesotans have died of COVID-19, the Minnesota Department of Health said Sunday, for a total of 1,574.
“Even a single-layer face covering is better than nothing,” researchers said.
While the number of people in the ICU remains relatively low, the number of people reported to be hospitalized but not in intensive care jumped by 21 on Thursday.
The governor has been mulling whether to implement a statewide mask mandate in Minnesota for weeks.
With 47,000-plus confirmed cases in the state, Minnesota’s actual number may exceed 470,000, the study suggests.
Two studies published last week offer new evidence on the effectiveness of facial coverings in preventing the transmission of COVID-19.
MDH also said Thursday there have been 44,347 total confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Minnesota.
The debate reflects a deepening schism between the major political parties, with Democrats focused on protecting lives and Republicans focused on protecting livelihoods.
MDH said there have now been 43,742 total confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Minnesota. The number of confirmed cases is up 572 from Tuesday’s count.
It took four months for the state to put a rental assistance program amid the economic fallout of COVID-19 — even after there was a general agreement on the issue among Republicans and DFLers.
Some Minnesota Senate Republicans expressed doubts about the seriousness of the dangers posed by COVID-19, portraying Walz’s use of his emergency powers as dictatorial.
The Minnesota Department of Health said Sunday that three more Minnesotans have died of COVID-19, while the number of confirmed cases is up 710 from Saturday’s count.
MDH also said Friday there have been 40,767 total confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Minnesota, up 604 from Thursday’s count and based on 19,204 new tests.
Since the start of the outbreak, 4,305 Minnesotans have been hospitalized and 251 are currently in the hospital, 116 in intensive care.
During an appearance before a special select committee of the Minnesota House of Representatives Wednesday, the former acting director of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services offered some hope for battling coronavirus.
Rumors of people throwing COVID parties — in which people purportedly tried to get COVID-19 — have been widely shared by officials and never turn out to be true.
The basic idea of pooled testing is that it allows public health officials to test small groups – called pools – of people using only one test. This means you can test more people faster, using fewer tests and for less money.
Three more Minnesotans have died of COVID-19, the Minnesota Department of Health said Monday, for a total of 1,474.
We have made amazing progress in the treatment of COVID-19. Two therapies – steroids and Remdesivir – have already been shown to help.
All the strokes in the study were ischemic, the most common kind. An ischemic stroke occurs when a blood clot blocks a blood vessel to the brain.