Minnesota’s 2021 death toll is coming in higher than expected. Health officials say there were more than 51-thousand deaths in the state last year, up 15-percent from 2020. Officials say more than five-thousand COVID-19 deaths account for most of the increase. An increase in opioid overdose deaths also contributed significantly to the increase.
Minnesota’s 2021 Death Toll Higher Than Expected
By Ashley Hanley|2022-03-11T07:57:56-06:00March 11th, 2022|