COVID-19 pandemic was dominant story of 2020

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By Reed Anfinson
Swift County Monitor-News

There is no difficulty in selecting the top story of 2020. COVID-19 dominated our lives and the headlines.

Minnesota’s first case of COVID-19 was confirmed March 6, while Swift County saw its first case of the potentially deadly coronavirus that causes the COVID-19 disease reported by the Minnesota Department of Health April 6.

With Wisconsin and South Dakota both closing their schools, absenteeism in Minnesota schools increasing, the number of COVID-19 cases rising by 14 to 35 overnight Saturday, Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz called for schools in the state to close for the next eight to 10 days...


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