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Active Shelby County COVID-19 cases jump to 145 as of Monday

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Active Shelby County COVID-19 cases jump to 145 as of Monday

There are now 686 Minnesotans hospitalized with the coronavirus infection and 141 of them are in intensive care.

The county also reported 425 new COVID-19 cases, with 196 patients hospitalized with 54 in Intensive Care Units. Since Friday, there were 22 new deaths in B.C., bringing the total number of people to pass away from COVID-19 to 1,010. Increasing by 12 in the last 24 hours.

The number of active COVID-19 cases in Shelby County residents stood at 145 as of Monday, Jan. 11 - a figure which has increased by 114 active cases in the past two weeks.

The state now has 3,079 people hospitalized from the virus.

Federal leaders on Tuesday were expected to announce an overall change in the US vaccination strategy that allows states to prioritize shots for anyone 65 or older.

The new lab-confirmed cases were nearly equally split between senior citizens and those in younger age groups.

French authorities imposed a stricter evening curfew in Marseille after authorities said the new variant of the COVID-19 virus initially found in the United Kingdom had been discovered in the Mediterranean city.

The new website has some of the same pitfalls as data previously provided by the state Health Department.

COVID-19 vaccines are one of the most effective tools in this pandemic response.

Minnesota's COVID-19 vaccination program is picking up steam as COVID-related hospitalizations continue to decline.

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