Minnesota Now with Cathy Wurzer

What's next for Minnesota's COVID surge?

A woman wears PPE while cleaning a hospital room.
Environmental services worker Elissa Marty cleans the room of a COVID-19 positive patient while the patient is out of the room for treatment inside of a Mayo Clinic medical ICU at St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester, Minn.
Evan Frost | MPR News 2020

Minnesota has the nation’s worst seven-day rate of new COVID-19 infections. The surge in cases is concerning to many families who are preparing for the long holiday weekend. So what can we expect in the coming weeks, and who is making that prediction?

Host Cathy Wurzer talked about it with Curtis Storlie, a health science researcher at Mayo Clinic. He has been one of the statisticians working on Mayo’s COVID task force and helped set an algorithm to gauge the rate of spread.

Use the audio player above to listen to the full conversation.

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