Wastewater Levels of COVID-19 Continue to Drop Following the Most Recent Surge Experts Say
June 22, 2022
The University of Minnesota has been surveying and examining wastewater in various counties across Minnesota in order to determine the rate at which COVID is declining. This has become a more accurate indicator of the severity and COVID-19 community spread levels, since more people are using at-home tests to check for COVID infection. Jill Foster, MD, Professor in the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at the University of Minnesota, has been religiously watching and studying the wastewater contents and said that she believes we are on a downward trajectory from our previous infection surge at the moment. The article also states that COVID continues to come in waves, so it is still a problem we will have to continue to face . To learn more about this topic and read the full article, follow this link.