In Minnesota, the COVID-19 pandemic has been a daily fact of life for six months. But the nature of the epidemic continues to evolve.
Jan Malcolm, state health commissioner, says the Minnesota Department of Health is seeing an uptick in the number of Minnesotans getting COVID from community transmission of unknown origin.
Health officials have been repeating the refrain for months: wear masks, wash your hands, keep a distance. But Laurie Stern has the story of one woman who hopes sharing her experience will remind people that lives are at stake.
In the federal guidelines, the CDC is advising against participating in many usual halloween traditions this year, such as children going door-to-door collecting treats. That’s been called a “high-risk” activity during the pandemic.
This week on Minnesota Native News, concern about falling off the Covid cliff and the story of how one patient Is climbing back to health. State health officials have repeatedly said they’re concerned about the summer’s high positivity rate and high number of cases. So they’ve ramped up testing and enforcement to keep the state …