(Carver County, MN) — The Minnesota Department of Health believes the coronavirus outbreak in Carver County could negatively impact the state’s progress. This comes after a two-week shutdown of youth sports was recommend in the area following a cluster of 140 linked cases, with some including infections of the contagious B.1.1.7. UK variant. Health leaders say they are worried about the contagious variants, so they will continue to push for mitigation efforts to avoid further spread. Though the outbreak is concerning, officials emphasize that we are turning the corner as the state has reached 40-thousand people being vaccinated daily.
MDH Worried About Carver County COVID Outbreak
By Ashley Hanley|2021-03-17T05:42:16-05:00March 17th, 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!