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COVID-19 hospitalizations remain at high levels in Minnesota.
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COVID-19 hospitalizations remain at high levels in Minnesota.

COVID-19 cases continue to stay high in Minnesota hospitals

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Minnesota hospitalizations for COVID-19 cases remain at the highest level for the year. More federal medical reinforcements are set to arrive in Minnesota next week.
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