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Minnesota governor orders restaurants, bars to halt in-person dining for four weeks

Minnesota Governor Walz speaks in St Paul about a change in charges to the officers involved in the death in Minneapolis police custody of George Floyd

(Reuters) – Minnesota Governor Tim Walz on Wednesday ordered all restaurants and bars to halt in-person dining, fitness and entertainment centers to close and youth sports to be canceled for four weeks.

The order, which begins on Saturday, comes as the state saw 67 COVID-19 deaths on Wednesday, the most since the pandemic began, according to the state’s health department.

(Reporting by Brendan O’Brien in Chicago; Editing by Jacqueline Wong)

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