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Greta Kaul from MinnPost on the Latest Numbers and Information on COVID-19 Testing in Minnesota

Photo: CDC/Alissa Eckert

Today MinnPost data reporter Greta Kaul joined us to give us the latest numbers on COVID-19 from the MN Department of Health.  She also told us about testing and numbers given, numbers of tests available and how the tests are done.

MinnPost is trusted non-profit news source that is working hard to bring us relevant news in these extraordinary times.  If you are able, consider becoming a member of MinnPost here. 

Here's some of their articles from the last few days:

The daily coronavirus update: 6 new Minnesota cases; Health Department narrows testing criteria by Greta Kaul

How COVID-19 testing works and why Minnesota’s capacity to do it is limited by Greta Kaul

Hours after a frantic finish, the Minnesota Legislature shuts down by Peter Callaghan

Minnesota sees spike in applications for unemployment benefits by Brian Lambert

What workers need to know about unemployment benefits during the COVID-19 emergency by Walker Orenstein


Heidi Holtan has worked at KAXE/KBXE for over 20 years. She currently helms the Morning Show as News and Public Affairs Director. Heidi is a regional correspondent for WDSE/WRPT's Duluth Public Television’s Almanac North. In 2018 Heidi received the “Building Bridges in Media” award from the Islamic Resource Group for her work on KAXE/KBXE hosting conversations about anti-Muslim movements in rural Minnesota.