Watch live: Gov. Tim Walz gives Stay at Home update

The governor is addressing Minnesota on Wednesday evening.
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Gov. Tim Walz will announce his decision on extending Minnesota's Stay at Home order and peacetime emergency on Wednesday evening.

The governor will address the state in a 6 p.m. broadcast, which will be followed by a media briefing at 6:45 p.m.

The peacetime emergency, which grants the governor executive powers to use at a time of crisis, expires on Wednesday. The Stay at Home order, which sets out Minnesota's mitigation efforts in the fight against COVID-19 expires Monday.

Watch his announcement below:

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