Minnesota Officials Report Fifth Coronavirus Death

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Minnesota Department of Health on Saturday confirmed the state’s fifth death from the coronavirus.

The recent health department report shows that COVID-19 cases have increased to 441, up 43 from Friday, with 30 patients hospitalized.

The state has conducted 16,129 tests.

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz, who is under a 14-day quarantine and is working from the official Governor’s Residence in St. Paul, signed a bill Saturday to provide $330 million in assistance to help manage the pandemic.

That state has now provided more than $550 million in aid.

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