(St. Paul, MN) — The Minnesota Department of Health has reported 69 COVID-19 cases likely linked to the State Fair. Last week, health officials who confirmed the report said they expect that number to increase. Vaccines and masks were encouraged, but not required, at the fair which ended this month. This comes after the 12-day event saw its lowest attendance since 1977, showing a 36-percent drop from the four previous fairs. COVID information from the fair will be updated as soon as possible.
Almost 70 COVID Cases Linked To MN State Fair
By Ashley Hanley|2021-09-13T04:59:58-05:00September 13th, 2021|
About the Author: Ashley Hanley
Ashley (Goettl) Hanley is a North Mankato native and Mankato West graduate who made the switch from TV journalism to radio. After five years at KEYC News 12, Ashley is thrilled to be working for KTOE News. Ashley and her husband John, and son John, enjoy spending time in the community. You can also find Ashley coaching and playing softball and supporting her brother on the MSU football team and her sister with Scarlet athletics. Even though she went to the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, Ashley kept her Minnesota roots and is a big Twins and Vikings fan!