Coronavirus In Minnesota: Gov. Walz Issues Executive Order Directing MN Residents To Stay At Home For 2 Weeks


MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO/AP) — Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz has issued an executive order directing Minnesotans to stay at home for two weeks in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic Wednesday afternoon. Walz made the announcement in a 2 p.m. address from his residence, during a daily update on the pandemic with state health officials. The stay at home order goes into effect Friday night at 11:59 p.m. and is scheduled to end on April 10th.

Walz also announced that the closure of bars, restaurants and other public accommodations will be extended to May 1, 2020.

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