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2nd Minnesota inmate dies after testing COVID-19 positive

2nd Minnesota inmate dies after testing COVID-19 positive

Updated: June 27, 2020 06:47 PM

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - State corrections officials say a second Minnesota prison inmate has died after testing positive for COVID-19.

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The Minnesota Department of Corrections says 71-year-old Leroy Wallace Bergstrom died at a hospital on Saturday.

The department says Bergstrom tested positive for COVID-19 on June 10.

An autopsy to determine the cause of death is pending.

Bergstrom was an inmate at the Minnesota Correctional Facility in Faribault, Another Faribault inmate, 43-year-old Adrian Raymaar Keys, died Tuesday after testing positive for COVID-19.

The Corrections Department says one incarcerated person in Minnesota remains hospitalized.

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