By Marilynn Marchione, AP Chief Medical Writer The medical impact of the new coronavirus is coming into sharper focus as it continues its spread in what is now officially recognized as a pandemic. Its true fatality rate isn’t yet known, but it seems 10 times higher than the flu, which
By Steve Karnowski, AP News Writer ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz on Sunday ordered the temporary shutdown of public schools to allow administrators and teachers to make plans to combat COVID-19 as new cases continue to grow. Schools will be closed to kindergarten through 12th grade
By Steve Karnowski, AP News Writer ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Tim Walz declared a peacetime state of emergency Friday and issued a series of strong recommendations for steps Minnesotans should take to limit the spread of COVID-19, with an emphasis on people keeping their distance from each other.
March 13, 2020 Dear Students, Faculty and Staff, These past weeks have been challenging for all as institutions of higher education have responded to the reality of COVID-19. In commitment to the health and well-being of the Concordia College community, to our ongoing academic mission, and to the general effort
On March 13, 2020, President Trump held a press conference in the White House Rose Garden regarding government response to the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. “To unleash the full power of the federal government, I am officially declaring a national emergency,” Trump said. By declaring a national emergency, an additional $50
The following was sent to students, faculty, and staff at 6:19 p.m. on March 12, 2020: “At this time, there are no known cases of COVID-19 in Clay County or on campus. Here is the process that would happen if a person in our community tested positive for COVID-19: the
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