Second Minnesota Prison Inmate Dies After Testing Positive for COVID-19
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. 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.