Minnesota health leaders are asking Minnesotans who will be attending the annual Sturgis motorcycle rally in South Dakota to voluntarily self-isolate for 14 days after they return.
The death toll from COVID-19 in Wisconsin since the pandemic began is nearing 1,000 deaths.
The United States added 1.8 million jobs in July, a pullback from the gains of May and June and evidence that the resurgent coronavirus is stalling hiring and slowing an economic rebound.
Washington talks on vital COVID-19 rescue money are teetering on the brink of collapse after a marathon meeting in the Capitol generated lots of recriminations but little progress on the top issues confronting negotiators.
The Minnesota Department of Health reported 556 new cases of COVID-19 and four more deaths Friday, bringing the total number of cases the state has seen to 59,185 and the death toll from the disease to 1,640.
Health officials in Winona County have identified a COVID-19 outbreak in Lewiston, Minnesota connected to several events, including a handful of sports activities, that took place in the area last month.
After Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz announced last month school districts will be able to reopen this fall either in-person, with distance or with a hybrid of the two based on COVID-19 data in their counties, many school districts in the Twin Cities metro have begun finalizing their plans the upcoming school year.
As the beginning of the school year nears, learning plans amid the pandemic are still taking shape.
One factor in those decisions is the weekly numbers released by the Department of Health, which school districts have been directed to use as guide when determining their learning model this year.
There’s not much that will keep Larry Kennelly from the Sturgis rally.
Minnesota is seeing a spike in COVID-19 cases among kids and teens, just as some districts are preparing to reopen in-person classes.
A widely cited University of Washington model predicts U.S. deaths from COVID-19 will reach nearly 300,000 by Dec. 1.
Alaska Airlines has intensified its mask mandate as the coronavirus pandemic continues, requiring all passengers over the age of 2 to wear a facial covering — with no exceptions.
Ellen Gurrola hadn't planned to take her concerns about reopening schools straight to Gov. Tim Walz.
School officials in Wayzata are set to go with a hybrid learning model return to classes, that will include some students at school and some using distance learning depending on the day of the week.
Free COVID-19 testing will be offered in Ramsey County over the next four weekends in August, according to county officials. Testing will start on Saturday, August 8.
The Minnesota Department of Health reported 867 new cases of COVID-19 and seven more deaths Thursday, bringing the total number of cases the state has seen to 56,640 and the death toll from the disease to 1,636.
Wisconsin is reporting 839 new confirmed COVID-19 cases and eight new COVID-19 deaths, according to the numbers released Thursday by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services.
Around the country, across industries and occupations, millions of Americans thrown out of work because of the coronavirus are straining to afford the basics now that an extra $600 a week in federal unemployment benefits has expired.
The advisory, which warns against international travel due to the pandemic, was initially put into effect on March 19.