Lower income Black communities are being hit extremely hard by COVID-19. The spread of the virus, coupled with inadequate access to health care, urban density, and high use of public transportation, puts our community at high risk said Nekima Levy Armstrong. Volunteers handed out masks and gloves to community members Wednesday April 8, 2020 in Minneapolis, MN.
In a tightly pooled press conference, Minn. Governor Walz provided an update on the state's next steps to respond to COVID-19. He was joined by Health Commissioner Jan Malcolm, Employment and Economic Development Commissioner Steve Grove, and Homeland Security and Emergency Management Director Joe Kelly and other state officials.