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The Minnesota Zoo is joining the list of facilities and organizations implementing a mask requirement amid the spread of the COVID-19 delta variant.

Several major companies — including Amazon, Wells Fargo, Google and Apple — are delaying return-to-office dates, citing a surge in COVID-19 cases driven by the delta variant.

The company announced two free features for businesses — “proof of vaccination required” and “all staff fully vaccinated” — to help consumers understand how a business is currently operating amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Minnesota is now requiring its 37,000-plus state employees to wear masks in the workplace.

The 21-year-old is one of the most decorated Canadian Olympic athletes and with that came a message to her high school teacher on Tuesday.

On Tuesday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported more than 50,000 new COVID-19 cases in Florida during a three-day span, raising the seven-day average to one of the highest counts since the pandemic began.

Hospitals across the Twin Cities metro have been watching intake numbers climb in recent weeks and officials say COVID-19 is not the only reason behind the uptick.

There are expected to be more than 210,000 migrant encounters in July

Friends and family of Sean Gist called for his killer to come forward Thursday as they honored his life that was stolen in a hit-and-run crash one week ago in Minneapolis.


WATCH: A group of kids reportedly set a fireworks display on fire in the aisle of a Hy-Vee grocery store in Eagan, Minn. Monday afternoon.

BREAKING: Police are reporting a 911 outage nationwide

Police found a "deranged person standing outside in the cold hugging a pillow" was actually just a cardboard cutout of MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell

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Minneapolis Council members get private security after threats

North Dakota legislature candidate who died from COVID-19 appears to win election

WATCH: @McDermedFox9  multiplies across the screen during her forecast!

BREAKING - Derek Chauvin released from Oak Park Heights prison. Non-cash bond posted #GeorgeFloyd