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Minnesota reports infant COVID-19 death, more than 900 new cases


Aaron Lavinsky – Star Tribune

Elizabeth Santoro, a medic with the Minnesota Air National Guard 133rd Medical Group, tossed her gloves after administering a COVID-19 test Saturday afternoon. .

Minnesota has reported its first COVID-19 death in a child amid a rise in cases of the infectious disease among children and young adults.

The death of a 9-month-old baby from Clay County is one of the youngest reported in the U.S. in the pandemic.

The child had no underlying health conditions and was not hospitalized. State Health Commissioner Jan Malcolm described it as an "isolated incident related to this infant's very specific situation."


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