DAILY COVID-19 MEDIA UPDATE: April 22, 2020
April 25, 2020
Today, Governor Tim Walz, along with representatives of the state’s health care delivery systems, the Mayo Clinic, and the University of Minnesota announced a breakthrough for rapid, widespread testing of COVID-19 in Minnesota.
This new partnership between the health care community and the state of Minnesota plans to launch a statewide testing strategy to test all symptomatic people, isolate confirmed cases, and expand public health contact tracing tools. By building capacity to test as many as 20,000 Minnesotans per day, this increased testing and tracing will help improve control of...