MDH confirms 1st death related to COVID-19 |

MDH confirms 1st death related to COVID-19

Updated: March 21, 2020 08:01 PM
Created: March 21, 2020 11:12 AM

Saturday, the Minnesota Department of Health confirmed the first death related to COVID-19.

MDH said the death occurred Thursday in Ramsey County. The patient was in their 80s. 

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“Gwen and I extend our deepest sympathies to the loved ones during this time of loss,” Gov. Tim Walz said in a statement. “As COVID-19 continues to spread in Minnesota, we must all do what we can to keep each other safe.”

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