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U of M epidemiologist addresses current state of COVID-19 pandemic in Minnesota, nationwide

U of M epidemiologist addresses current state of COVID-19 pandemic in Minnesota, nationwide Photo: KSTP.

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Updated: September 30, 2020 11:06 PM
Created: September 30, 2020 10:50 PM

It has been six months since Minnesota's first stay-at-home order.

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On Wednesday, Secretary of Health and Human Services, Alex Azar, said right now we're seeing a slight increase in cases across the country. This is especially the case for the Midwest– including Minnesota. 

Azar also said nationwide there is a relatively lower level of case positivity. 

KSTP's full COVID-19 coverage

One of Minnesota's top epidemiologists says the next six months will present our greatest challenges yet, including our mental health, as winter approaches. 

KSTP's Jay Kolls sat with the University of Minnesota's Michael Osterholm to discuss an update on the outlook. 

To see the full, uncut interview, watch the video below. 


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