Social Gatherings Drive COVID-19 Cases to Record Levels in Minnesota

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Recent Minnesota Department of Health data show record-high levels of COVID-19 cases in Minnesota, and a primary cause, according to the the State Health Commissioner, is social gatherings — not big events and large crowds, but small groups of people getting together without masks and physical distancing.

To protect yourself while community transmission is high, wear a mask, watch your distance, wash your hands frequently, and avoid group gatherings. As you make plans for the upcoming Thanksgiving break, review the safety guidelines provided by the Minnesota Department of Health — you can find the link in this week’s COVID-19 Status Blog (see link, below).

COVID-19 Status Blog