MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Because of the rise in COVID-19 circumstances throughout Minnesota, two well being care methods are once more implementing customer restrictions.
CentraCare says that beginning Tuesday, one wholesome grownup customer is allowed to go to per grownup affected person. For minors, two wholesome adults are permitted to go to.
All guests are required to put on masks.
The rules are totally different for CentraCare’s long-term care amenities, on account of separate laws for weak populations.
Equally, Essentia Well being is limiting customer entry to 2 grownup guests per affected person per day. Sufferers with recognized or suspected COVID-19 should not permitted guests, except they’re pediatric or obstetric sufferers or sufferers in an end-of-life conditions.
These days the COVID-19 seven-day common positivity price in Minnesota has hovered across the 7.1% mark, effectively above the “warning” threshold and up considerably in comparison with the 1.1% reported in late June. Hospital methods are underneath stress as unvaccinated virus patients continue to congest the system.
For extra info on Essentia Well being’s restrictions, click here.