Minnesota health officials see cases of Delta variant spreading

The Minnesota Department of Health says 99.9% of Minnesotans who are vaccinated have not gotten the coronavirus since. But among those who aren’t vaccinated, the new and highly-transmissible Delta variant of the disease is becoming more widespread.

Minnesota ends 2020 with 5,323 COVID-19 deaths reported

The Minnesota Department of Health reported 61 additional deaths from COVID-19 in its New Year’s Eve update, bringing the state’s total number of coronavirus deaths in 2020 to 5,323 as the year comes to an end.

Who will get the COVID-19 vaccine first in Minnesota

 The state of Minnesota outlined who will be given priority to receive COVID-19 vaccines in a presentation Tuesday, with healthcare workers and long-term care facility workers topping the list as expected.