Senator Amy Klobuchar is voicing concern over growing misinformation about the virus and vaccine. She joined a doctor from Allina Health to address what the World Health Organization has called an “infodemic.”
More than 599,000 Minnesotans have received at least one dose of the COVID vaccine. Around 177,000 people are fully vaccinated. The Minnesota Department of Health also reports 24 additional deaths tied to COVID-19 and 907 new cases.
So far, more than 554,000 Minnesotans have received a single dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, with more than 156,000 fully vaccinated. Also, state health officials report three additional deaths tied to the virus and 564 new cases.
Minnesota has ramped up its COVID-19 vaccination efforts, administering two times the number of shots given per day on average compared to just last week. The Minnesota Department of Health reports eight deaths tied to COVID-19, and 663 new cases.
State health officials are starting to notify Minnesotans 65 and older who’ve been randomly chosen to receive the COVID vaccine this week. More than 375 thousand people have been vaccinated for COVID-19 statewide.
Minnesota state health officials report 200,000 people have been vaccinated for COVID-19 statewide. The Minnesota Department of Health also reports six additional deaths tied to COVID-19, and 922 new confirmed positive cases.