Minnesota Department of Health officials are keeping an eye on COVID-19 data in neighboring states. MDH Commissioner Jan Malcom

“Given we are still awaiting the impact the Labor Day weekend and schools and college re-opening, we watching the data with a bit of concern,” said Malcom. “If we see the same increase we did after the fourth of July we could see the same increasing numbers we’re seeing in our neighboring states.”

Malcom says it’s a reminder state residents need to remain vigilant against the virus.