Of the 79 Minnesotans who have died from COVID-19 Kris Ehresmann with the state Health Department says many are…

“Older with underlying health conditions who are in congregate care settings, and that is where we’re putting our energies in terms of trying to be proactive in reaching out to these facilities, offering assistance.”

Ehresmann says 98.5-percent of Minnesotans who have died from COIVD-19 had underlying health conditions and the age range of those who have died so far is 56-100–with the median age being 87.