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As the novel coronavirus spreads across the world, we've answered reader question about what they most want to know about the outbreak.
Officials say flu season and ongoing pandemic could strain hospital capacity this winter.
COVID fatigue is fueling the spread of the coronavirus in Minnesota
Minnesota Health Commissioner Jan Malcolm noted that the pandemic has entered a new phase, moving beyond urban areas into rural parts of the state.
Most of the new deaths were among people in long-term care facilities.
Twenty Salvation Army staff from Minnesota and North Dakota tested positive for COVID-19 after 62 people attended a recent conference in northern Minnesota, underscoring how easily the virus can spread.
For 12 consecutive days, Minnesota has seen more than 1,000 new COVID-19 cases, with 1,632 new cases announced Monday.
Friday's case count is 50% higher than the last daily record of 1,516 cases last Saturday. The surge comes on a substantial increase in testing, and includes few backlogged cases.
The pandemic has claimed 2,199 lives in Minnesota.
State investigators found the facility lacked safeguards to protect the adolescents in its care.