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It’s now been one month since the first case of COVID-19 was reported in the state. There are now more than 1,000 cases, and so much about our lives has changed. MPR News evening update for April 7, 2020. Hosted by Tim Nelson and Britta Greene.
He has said he expects to announce within days whether he’ll extend the state’s stay-at-home order – and if so, for how long. The current order expires on Friday at 5 p.m. MPR News morning update for April 7, 2020. Hosted by Cathy Wurzer.
In a letter to President Trump, Walz asked for federal support for the state's public health and safety response to the coronavirus pandemic. MPR News morning update for April 6, 2020. Hosted by Cathy Wurzer.
State health officials reported Sunday that 29 people in Minnesota have died from COVID-19, up from 24 the previous day. Meanwhile the overall number of confirmed cases in the state increased to 935 on Sunday, up from 865 on Friday. It’s among the largest single-day increases in cases so far in Minnesota. MPR News update for April 5, 2020. Hosted by Tim Nelson.
State health officials reported Saturday that 24 people in Minnesota have died from COVID-19, up from 22 the previous day. Meanwhile the overall number of confirmed cases in the state increased to 865 on Saturday, up from 789 on Friday. It’s the largest single-day increase in cases so far in Minnesota. MPR News update for April 4, 2020. Hosted by Catharine Richert.
Governor Tim Walz announced a new state website today, allowing the public to track COVID-19 cases as well as available medical supplies and ICU beds. MPR News evening update for April 3, 2020. Hosted by Nina Moini and Britta Greene.
DEED Commissioner Steve Grove says that Minnesota is one of only four states to see fewer claims this week than last week. MPR News morning update for April 3, 2020. Hosted by Cathy Wurzer.
Governor Tim Walz said today it's unlikely public and charter K-12 schools will be resuming this spring. Instead, Minnesota students will continue with distance learning through the end of the semester. MPR News evening update for April 2, 2020. Hosted by Tim Nelson and Britta Greene.