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Here is your Brainerd Dispatch Minute podcast for Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2021.

Stories mentioned in this episode:

  • Snowstorm unloads on central Minnesota
  • More snow expected Tuesday in 2nd winter storm
  • Minnesota passes 1 million COVID cases, but growth has slowed State health officials announced another 4,155 new cases Monday, Dec. 27, bringing the total number of infections to 1,000,361. It has taken just 27 days for the state to add 100,000 new cases and the previous 100,000 took 26 days before that, making this one of the fastest growing surges since late last year.
  • Minnesota among top states for COVID variant screening Identification of new strains through whole-genome sequencing is a process far more complex than the standard lab tests used to clinically diagnose a patient with COVID-19.
  • This Was Brainerd - Dec. 28

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