• COVID In Minnesota: Positivity Rate Climbs To 21.6%, Over 11K Cases Reported

    11 days ago - By CBS

    MINNEAPOLIS - The average positivity rate continues its climb, hitting 21.6% in the latest update from the Minnesota Department of Health.
    Other key figures are also on the rise: the state is seeing 154.6 cases per 100,000 residents, a steep ascent from 52.8, which was recorded less than a month ago. Hospitalizations are at 23.1 per 100,000 residents.
    Credit: Minnesota Department Of Health
    In the last two weeks, cases in the state have tripled due to the highly contagious Omicron variant. Gov. Tim Walz on Thursday said the state is “in the worst of it,” and doesn't anticipate the situation...
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