Walz orders residents to stay home 2 weeks to slow COVID-19


MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Gov. Tim Walz has ordered Minnesota residents to stay at home for two weeks in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19 and prevent the disease from overwhelming the state’s health care system.

Walz issued the order Wednesday. It begins at midnight Friday. Walz had held off on issuing the order because he wanted to see data and modeling to show whether it would make enough of a difference to justify the disruptions that could last for weeks or months.

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