Minnesota COVID-19 pre-K-12 school cases plunge
One student and two staff members have died of COVID-19 complications last week
October 22, 2021
COVID-19 cases in Minnesota preK-12 schools have dropped significantly since mid-September with the number of new infections falling nearly 70%.
Last week saw 920 new confirmed or probable coronavirus cases among students and employees in 514 preK-12 school buildings.
That's down from this school year's peak of 2,924 new cases in 1,028 buildings during the week of Sep. 19, according to data compiled by the Minnesota Department of Health.