Another metro-area school district is changing their ways due to COVID concerns.
Administrators with the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage district announced that they're moving most of their students back to a distance learning model starting Wednesday.
For now, the new policy lasts all of next week.
The district cites a rise in cases, especially among kids ages 5 through 19 and evidence of transmission inside schools.
In Forest Lake, city officials have closed its offices until next week due to a spike in COVID cases there.
Meetings are rescheduled and employees are working remotely.
In the past week, the state has reported a 53 percent spike in new cases, and a 37 percent jump in hospitalizations.
Records show a majority of those hospital with COVID are unvaccinated.