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Daily COVID-19 update: 1,196 new cases statewide; active cases in Freeborn County drop below 140

Minnesota reported 1,196 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, increasing the state’s cumulative total to 454,989. Of that number, about 17,000 are considered active cases, and ... Read more

5 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Daily COVID-19 update: 21 new cases reported in Freeborn County

Freeborn County reported 21 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, increasing the county’s cumulative total to 2,536 cases. Of that number, 159 are considered active cases, ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Reports.

Mayo is ready to ramp up COVID vaccines

As COVID-19 vaccines continue rolling out, states and hospitals are having to address how slow the rollout has been. Read more

2 days ago by Eric Johnson.

Older Minnesotans with new COVID vaccine appointments get shots, but others remain frustrated

Vaccinations for people age 65 and older have started at nine sites across Minnesota and continue through Saturday. The state’s pilot program, new this week, ... Read more

2 days ago by Minnesota Public Radio.

Daily COVID-19 update: 20 new cases in Freeborn County

Freeborn County reported 20 new lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases on Friday, increasing the county’s cumulative total to 2,515 cases. Of the total, 169 are considered active ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Minnesota allocated nearly 900K vaccine doses so far

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota health officials reported Friday the state has now been allocated 871,650 doses of federally controlled COVID-19 vaccine, up more than 240,000 doses ... Read more

2 days ago by Associated Press.

Minnesota pharmacies request to be part of vaccine rollout

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota pharmacies and health care providers are asking the state to include them in the coronavirus vaccine rollout as the demand for a ... Read more

3 days ago by Associated Press.

Daily COVID-19 update: State passes 6K COVID-19 deaths; 16 new cases in Freeborn County

More than 6,000 people have now died from COVID-19 across Minnesota, according to health officials. Thirty-two new deaths were reported Thursday from 23 counties, including ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Daily COVID-19 update: 2 new deaths in Freeborn County

Thirty-four new COVID-19 deaths were reported across Minnesota on Wednesday, including two people from Freeborn County. According to the Minnesota Department of Health, one person ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

Minnesota reports all COVID-19 vaccine pilot program appointments filled for adults 65+ this week

The State of Minnesota reported Wednesday morning that all available COVID-19 vaccine pilot program appointments for adults 65 years of age and older have been ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

Daily COVID-19 update: Active cases in Freeborn County lowering

Freeborn County on Tuesday reported its smallest daily total of new COVID-19 cases in recent weeks with six new lab-confirmed cases, according to the update ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

Behind Capitol security lines, COVID-19 is still main topic

Minnesota lawmakers return Tuesday to a fortified Capitol with their 2021 session in full swing.  Read more

5 days ago by Minnesota Public Radio.

New pilot vaccination program expands those eligible for limited supply

Minnesota is launching a new pilot program to expedite COVID-19 vaccinations of people age 65 and older at community vaccination sites across the state. The ... Read more

6 days ago by Minnesota Public Radio.

Daily COVID-19 update: New death reported in Freeborn County

Minnesota reported 12 new COVID-19 deaths on Monday, including one person from Freeborn County. According to the Freeborn County Public Health Department, the person from ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

Daily COVID-19 update: 24 new cases in Freeborn County; new deaths reported in area counties

Freeborn County reported 24 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, increasing the county’s cumulative cases to 2,434. According to the Freeborn County Public Health Department, 23 ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

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