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Questions remain about 'temporary morgue' as
COVID-19 deaths decline

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Posted By: voxpopuli, 6/30/2020 7:08:45 PM

The administration of Gov. Tim Walz made a decision in May to spend up to $6.9 million to buy a building in St. Paul and convert it into a temporary morgue for a possible surge of COVID-19 victims. The decision was largely based on a COVID-19 model by the University of Minnesota and Minnesota Department of Health that projects the possibility of 16,000 to 44,000 deaths over the first year of the pandemic. (snip) Instead of deaths surging, they dropped from 696 in May to 402 in June for a total so far of 1,411 since March.

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wonder if cub reporter, Tom, was pressing Red Walz about this in May?

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