At the start of the pandemic, policymakers enacted changes to increase access to COVID treatments and help health care systems better deal with the crisis. But as the virus moves out of the pandemic phase, those programs are being eliminated.
Two metro area COVID-19 testing sites will consolidate into one new location as the demand for testing continues to decrease more than two years into the start of the pandemic.
The University of Minnesota announced that masks will no longer be required in classrooms beginning Thursday, a day after spring semester ends.
Scientists estimate there were between 13.3 million and 16.6 million deaths that were either caused directly by the coronavirus or were somehow attributed to the pandemic’s impact on health systems.
After two down years due to travel restrictions and COVID-19 infections, tourism in Minnesota is expected to rebound this summer – good news for restaurant and resort owners.
A north Minneapolis park is set to undergo a $21 million dollar redevelopment, but at least one resident of the community surrounding it thinks the money could be better spent on business development.
A Saturday deadline looms at the Minnesota Legislature as both parties try to come to an agreement that avert a tax hike on businesses.
Dr. Anthony Fauci said COVID-19 infections and deaths are at a lower level in the U.S., but people should still get 'intermittently' vaccinated.
Residents lined up for throat swabs across Beijing as mass testing was expanded to 11 city districts. Beijing has a total of 92 virus cases since an outbreak was discovered five days ago.
Most Minnesota business owners are waiting until the last possible minute to pay a large payroll tax increase triggered when state lawmakers could not agree to a fix.
Now that most airlines have made masks optional in the U.S., here's where the four largest stand on bringing back passengers who refused to wear them when they were required.
Previous COVID-19 infections may not protect you for long against new variants of the disease, a new CDC study says.
Two years since the pandemic abruptly emptied out downtown Minneapolis offices, workers are still slowly coming back. But it’s become clear they won’t all be returning, at least certainly not every day.
The lifting of mask mandates on US airlines came a day late for a Minneapolis family, who was kicked off a United Airlines flight Sunday because their two-year-old wouldn't keep her mask on.
After a confusing day for some flyers, that started with a federal judge striking down the CDC's mask mandate for public transportation, a spokesperson for the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport says the airport is lifting its mandate.
Philadelphia's reinstatement of the mask mandate will begin Monday, one week after it was announced the requirement would return due to a rise in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations.
Minneapolis Public Schools says it will lift its mask mandate starting Monday, April 18, as the district revises its COVID-19 rules amid changes to CDC guidance and low cases.
Pfizer said new data shows its kid-sized COVID-19 booster could help healthy elementary-aged children rev up virus-fighting antibodies and plans to seek authorization soon.
The St. Paul Board of Education voted on Tuesday to change its mask policy to end mask requirements for students and staff while cases remain low.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has tested positive for COVID-19, her deputy chief of staff Drew Hammill tweeted Thursday.