Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz’s emergency powers during the COVID-19 pandemic have again been extended. It comes as virus cases rise and vaccinations continue to ramp up with over 3.4 million doses administered in the state so far.
The Minnesota Executive Council, all Democrats, extended the governor’s powers by another 30 days.
On today’s show, Leah meets two dynamic education innovators who are helping bolster math skills for students, by drawing on Indigenous language and history, and creating fun and engaging digital games.
Earlier this week, the Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended the pause after six women developed a rare and severe type of blood clot. More than 184,000 Minnesotans have received the Johnson & Johnson one-dose vaccine, and so far, there haven’t been any similar reports of blood clots in the state.