Gov. Walz to give update on COVID-19 Monday afternoon

He'll address the state at 2 p.m.
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Governor Tim Walz

Gov. Tim Walz will join the Minnesota Department of Health in giving an update on the COVID-19 situation in Minnesota on Monday afternoon. 

The governor and MDH Commissioner Jan Malcolm will talk about the state of the pandemic through data trends, according to a news release. 

They're scheduled to speak at 2 p.m. It will be streamed live on the governor's YouTube channel here

Walz's address comes after a holiday weekend in which health officials urged people to only celebrate with their immediate household in an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19. 

What's more, Minnesota on Wednesday recorded its highest single-day death figure of 101.

As of Sunday, MDH has reported 3,578 deaths in Minnesota caused by COVID-19, with 1,125 deaths coming in November. In October, 423 people died from the disease. 

Since the start of the pandemic, 312,969 Minnesotans have tested positive for COVID-19. 

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