U.S. Sen. Tina Smith, D-Minn., led a virtual discussion at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 20, about the strain the current surge in COVID-19 cases and deaths is putting on front-line health care workers and families across the state.

Joining the discussion was a Minnesota woman who lost her husband of 41 years, an essential airport security worker, to the pandemic.

Watch a livestream of the event below.

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