2nd Minnesota inmate dies after testing COVID-19 positive

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. (Source: MGN Online)

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.

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

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