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Until this week, getting tested for COVID-19 in Minnesota has meant a bit of discomfort.
Most tests statewide are conducted by a PPE-clad medical professional, swabbing a sample from deep in a patient’s nose or far in the back of their throat.
It’s not terrible, but it’s also not comfortable.
But starting Wednesday, Minnesota residents can be tested by spitting into a tube.
Health officials are opening the state's first COVID-19 saliva testing site in Duluth.
This is an MPR News morning update for Wednesday, September 23, 2020. Hosted by Cathy Wurzer.
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