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Minnesota Schools See Slight Bump In Weekly Virus Cases

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota schools are seeing increases in weekly coronavirus cases as students return to classrooms across the state.

More than 100 facilities from pre-kindergarten through 12th grade reported infections last week. That’s according to a weekly COVID-19 report released by the Minnesota Department of Health on Thursday.

The figure is up from previous weeks but remains a fraction of the number of infections reported in schools during a surge in virus cases statewide late last year. Health Commissioner Jan Malcolm said officials remain concerned about the growth in cases in school and childcare settings.


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