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2nd Minnesota inmate dies after testing COVID-19 positive

State corrections officials say a second Minnesota prison inmate has died after testing positive for COVID-19. State corrections officials say a second Minnesota prison inmate has died after testing positive for COVID-19. |  Photo: WDIO-TV

Created: June 29, 2020 02:36 PM

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

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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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