State Health Officials Blame Bars For Uptick Young Adult COVID Cases

State Health Officials Blame Bars For Uptick Young Adult COVID Cases Click to Enlarge

(MNN) State health officials says testing reveals pockets of COVID-19 cases among young adults related to bars in Mankato and near the University of Minnesota.

The Department of Health's Kris Ehresmann says this trend is significant when you have 56 associated cases in one weekend.

She says four bars in Minneapolis and Mankato were the focal points where they saw a lot of disease activity. .

The outbreaks have come in the first two weeks of bars being allowed to serve customers at a 50 percent capacity.

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