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2 additional COVID-19 deaths reported in Freeborn County

Two more COVID-19 deaths were reported in Freeborn County on Friday, increasing the total deaths this week tied to the pandemic in the county to ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

CDC endorses COVID booster for millions of older Americans

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday endorsed booster shots for millions of older or otherwise vulnerable Americans, opening a major new phase ... Read more

4 days ago by Associated Press.

Active COVID-19 cases inch up slightly in county

Nineteen new COVID-19 cases were reported in Freeborn County on Thursday, according to health officials. The new cases included the following: • Three people between ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

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More than 750 treated with monoclonal antibody infusions at Mayo in Albert Lea thus far

The Albert Lea campus of Mayo Clinic Health System has been part of a larger effort to treat high-risk COVID-19 patients in southeast Minnesota through ... Read more

5 days ago by Sarah Stultz.

‘It’s hard to show up’: New wave of COVID-19 cases frustrates, angers health workers

Nurse Jessica Mistic was among the first to get the COVID-19 vaccine last winter, after nearly a year battling on the front lines of the ... Read more

5 days ago by Minnesota Public Radio.

CDC panel tackles who needs booster shot of COVID vaccine

An influential panel of advisers to the Centers for the Disease Control and Prevention convened on Wednesday to debate which Americans should get COVID-19 booster ... Read more

5 days ago by Associated Press.

2 new COVID-19 deaths reported in Freeborn County

Two new COVID-19 deaths were reported in Freeborn County on Wednesday, increasing the total county deaths to 40 since the start of the pandemic. Of ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

Freeborn County active COVID cases drop below 100

Freeborn County’s active COVID-19 cases dropped below 100 on Tuesday, as the number of daily new cases has declined in the last week. According to ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

Minnesota virus hospitalizations reach highest mark of 2021

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota reached 757 patients hospitalized due to COVID-19 on Friday — the highest figure of 2021 so far as the more contagious delta ... Read more

7 days ago by Associated Press.

Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine works in kids ages 5 to 11

Pfizer said Monday its COVID-19 vaccine works for children ages 5 to 11 and that it will seek U.S. authorization for this age group soon ... Read more

1 week ago by Associated Press.

Freeborn Co.’s active COVID cases down from one week ago

Freeborn County reported 24 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, along with two new hospitalizations. The county currently has 145 active cases, which is down from ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

US panel backs COVID-19 boosters only for elderly, high-risk

WASHINGTON — An influential federal advisory panel overwhelmingly rejected a plan Friday to give Pfizer COVID-19 booster shots to most Americans, but it endorsed the ... Read more

1 week ago by Associated Press.

County sees slight decline in active COVID-19 cases

Freeborn County’s active COVID-19 cases decreased slightly on Tuesday to 144, though 40 new cases were reported. The Freeborn County Public Health Department’s newest data ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

36 new COVID-19 cases in Freeborn County

Freeborn County reported 36 new COVID-19 cases and one new hospitalization. on Monday. The new cases were the cases reported between 4 a.m. Thursday and ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

COVID-19 hospitalizations rise to 696 in Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS — Hospitalizations from COVID-19 have risen to 696 in Minnesota, and hospital intensive care beds are at more than 95% capacity, according to state ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Associated Press.

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