Minnesota’s hospitals continue to be overcrowded amid the Delta variant. State Health Commissioner Jan Malcolm is again pleading with Minnesotans to get vaccinated. She says she struggles with…

“The heartbreak of knowing that this is all preventable, by us, by the people of Minnesota and the individual decisions and the community decisions we make.”

On Friday Governor Tim Walz announced an action plan to relieve Minnesota’s increasingly crowded hospitals. The plan included activating the National Guard to relieve pressure in long-term care and increasing rapid community testing across the state.