St Paul (KROC AM News) - The current surge of the COVID-19 virus has affected the top elected state official in Minnesota.
Gov. Tim Walz Tuesday revealed he, his wife Gwen, and their 9th-grade son have tested positive.
Walz says his son tested positive Monday. After finding out, Walz and his wife were tested Monday morning and the results were negative. They were tested later in the day and those results came back positive.
Walz says his son is dealing with mild symptoms. He said he and his wife have had no symptoms. All three are vaccinated and the governor and his wife have received boosters.
Walz says his family is now in isolation and he plans to work from home until he is no longer infected.
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Walz was forced to go into isolation in March last year after he had been exposed to an infected member of his security staff.
Ten Most Disappointing Minnesota Sports Seasons
The 2021 Minnesota Twins entered the season with high expectations, but unfortunately, they've made the list of most disappointing Minnesota teams of all time.
Disappointment is a common feeling for Minnesota sports fans as the years continue. Following the NBA Championship win for Milwaukee, SportsCenter was quick to point out that Minnesota has the current longest streak of seasons without a championship appearance in the four major sports (MLB/NBA/NFL/NHL). The Minnesota Lynx also chimed in on the stat after claiming four championships since 2011.
The ten teams that are on this list all follow a similar pattern. The year prior was either a great season with a playoff run or one that featured a strong core of players that appeared to have taken the next step. Offseason/preseason expectations were high with even Las Vegas oddsmakers believing in a deep run. Unfortunately, those preseason expectations fell short for the following teams. None of the teams listed below made the playoffs.