Minnesota Governor Tim Walz Announces New COVID-19 Restrictions As Cases Rise


Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz on Tuesday announced new restrictions in an attempt to curb the spread of the coronavirus in the state. The restrictions, which target situations where young people congregate, place limits on gatherings, including restaurants, funerals and wedding receptions.“I have to be absolutely frank in Minnesota – we are in the midst of a significant increase in coronavirus cases,” Walz said.

Starting Friday, there will be a 10-person limit for private indoor and outdoor social gatherings that include a maximum of three households, Walz said. Receptions for events such as funerals and weddings will be limited to 50 people as of November 27 and 25 as of December 11 and will be prohibited between 10 p.m. and 4 a.m.


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