COVID-19 pandemic in Minnesota

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The COVID-19 pandemic began affecting the state of Minnesota on March 6, 2020.[source?] On March 13, 2020 (when the number of confirmed cases had hit 14), Governor Tim Walz declared a state of emergency for the entire state.[1]

In early- to mid-January 2022, Governor Walz was pledging to support hospitals when the COVID-19 Omicron variant was spreading.[2]

The COVID-19 death count as of January 14, 2022 was 10,971.[3][4] Overall Minnesota cases by January 14 had hit just below 1.14 million.[5]

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  1. "Heightened State of Readiness". Star Tribune Twin Cities. Retrieved January 14, 2022.
  2. "Governor Announces Plans to Support Hospitals in Omicron COVID Surge". The Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan. Retrieved January 14, 2022.
  3. "Bad Numbers in Minnesota are Accelerating". Minnesota Public Radio News. Retrieved January 14, 2022.
  4. "COVID-19 Minnesota: Postivity Rates are Past 21.6%". WCCO Minnesota CBS News 4. Retrieved January 14, 2022. {{cite magazine}}: Cite magazine requires |magazine= (help)
  5. "An Overview of Cases". The Minnesota Government. Retrieved January 14, 2022.