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Changes come as retail and restaurant customers in Minneapolis must start wearing masks Tuesday night.
Mayor Jacob Frey issued a new regulation as the state prepares to relax some social distancing measures.
Mayors are mobilizing to lobby Congress, though some doubt their sway.
The high number of cases — roughly 6% of the city's total — fall in a neighborhood known for its vibrant East African community, with many in high-rise apartments.
Jacob Frey signed an order that will require people over the age of 2 to wear a covering over their nose and mouth while at "indoor spaces of public accommodation."
The Legislature ended its work Sunday without a decision on how to distribute $667 million in federal aid for counties, cities and towns — leaving cash-strapped communities in limbo as coronavirus costs pile up.
Contracts and invoices obtained through public records requests show a county-by-county patchwork of efforts to find and pay for lodging, transportation, food and other services for hundreds of unsheltered people in the seven-county metro, all within a matter of weeks.
While it's difficult to draw definitive conclusions about disparities, several council members said they want to keep close track of those numbers.
The pandemic has brought professional and personal challenges for the first-term mayor.
The city received more than 1,200 applications from businesses seeking $5,000 or $10,000 forgivable loans to help them survive the pandemic. About 400 are likely to be disqualified because they're outside the zones designated for assistance.