By WCCO-TV

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Minnesota Department of Health says state and county contract tracers are struggling to keep up with how fast COVID-19 is spreading.

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Officials says it’s seeing a backlog of about 5,000 cases per day, and it’s ramping up its staffing to help.

MDH hopes to add 300 more contact tracers by the end of next week.

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