Tagged public health


Community spread likely in Beltrami County

Community spread of COVID-19 is likely here in Beltrami County. According to an update yesterday evening from Beltrami County’s COVID-19 Response Team, six additional positive cases were confirmed yesterday, in addition to the seven confirmed over the weekend, with more results pending. The update says some of the confirmed positive cases participated in softball and…


Situation Update for Tuesday, May 12

Posted at 11:11 a.m. STATE UPDATES The Minnesota Department of Health reported an additional 695 COVID-19 positive cases and an additional 23 deaths due to the viral disease. That brings the total to 12,494 cases and 614 deaths. Of those deaths, 501 are residents of long-term care or assisted living facilities. To date, a total…


First confirmed case of COVID-19 on Leech Lake Reservation

Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Tribal Health Officials received notification of the first confirmed case of COVID-19 within the boundaries of the reservation. According to a release, the individual, whose information is private, has known travel history with an infected family member. Indian Health Service and Tribal Health officials are conducting contact tracing to identify…


Coronavirus Update for Saturday, March 21

Posted at 12:01 p.m. Updated at 1:27 p.m. Featured photo: Northern Elementary students taped thank you cards in the windows for healthcare workers at Sanford Bemidji.  This article will be updated throughout the day as the latest information becomes available. These are breaking news stories. For the previous day’s announcements, start with this article.  STATE…

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