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Moose Lake sex offender program reports first death

 

December 11, 2020



A client at the Minnesota Sex Offender Program in Moose Lake died Dec. 2 of Covid-19. It was the first Covid-related death among clients or staff at MSOP facilities.

Nearly 740 civilly committed clients receive treatment at MSOP facilities in Moose Lake and St. Peter. There are currently 18 active cases of Covid-19 in MSOP facilities.

All facilities have implemented stringent infection-prevention and control measures.

Staff are screened daily for fever and other Covid symptoms before they begin their shifts and are required to wear surgical masks while on duty.

 
 

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