MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — On a weekend that introduced hundreds of extra COVID-19 instances and dozens of extra deaths, there have been a whole lot of protestors exterior Gov. Tim Walz’s residence Saturday, demanding that youth sports activities proceed.
In an interview Sunday morning, Walz stated that he’s following the science and doing what’s finest for the state and never essentially what’s widespread. The governor and Division of Well being officers have repeatedly stated that they’ll predict from this previous week’s numbers what the subsequent week will appear to be. The governor stated subsequent week’s numbers will once more be devastating.
“I take no pleasure in that,” Walz stated. “It’s the maths, and it’s the momentum, case positives are adopted seven to 10 days later by hospitalizations, that are adopted by ICU and deaths, and we’re in that spiral proper now.”
The governor stated it is going to be two weeks earlier than the info comes out to indicate if the present restrictions are working. As for the vaccine, he says Minnesota may see the primary doses for well being care employees by the top of subsequent month.
Walz says Congress must go a stimulus invoice now to assist hurting Minnesotans and their companies. Based on the governor, Democrats have to be prepared to just accept a smaller bailout than they need and attempt to get a second bigger stimulus handed later.