Coronavirus (COVID-19) Coverage
Minnesota COVID Deaths Top 6K - ICU Usage Drops Below 100
Minnesota has passed another grim milestone in the COVID-19 pandemic.
Rochester Area COVID Activity Lowest Reported in 10 Weeks
After peaking in early November, COVID-19 activity continues to trend downward in Olmsted County and across much of the state.
New Round Of COVID Grants For Olmsted County Businesses
Olmsted County businesses and non-profits that have been financially affected by the pandemic are being reminded of a local grant program that begins this week.
High Demand Overwhelmed Minnesota Pilot Vaccine Program Website
An online appointment portal for a pilot COVID-19 vaccination program in Minnesota was hammered by over 10,000 hits per second after it was launched at noon today.
Rochester Pre-K through 2nd Grade Students Resume Hybrid Schedule
Some students in the Rochester School District will be returning to school for in-person instruction tomorrow.
Rochester Chosen to Participate in Pilot COVID Vaccine Program
Rochester is among the nine locations in Minnesota chosen to participate in a pilot COVID-19 vaccination program announced today by Governor Tim Walz.
Communitywide COVID Testing Event in Rochester This Week
The saliva tests will be free and available to anyone.
Rochester Area COVID Vaccination Rate is Now Over 10 Percent
The most recent update from the state shows close to 185,000 Minnesotans have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.
Four More COVID Related Deaths Reported in the Rochester Area
The number of Olmsted County residents who have died after contracting the viral illness now stands at 75.
Minnesota Residents 65 and Older Now Eligible for COVID Vaccine
Minnesota health officials have given the green light to hospitals, healthcare systems, and other organizations administering COVID-19 vaccine shots to provide the vaccine to broader categories of Minnesotans.