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1st-grader in Minnesota dies from COVID-19 complications

It is believed to be the third pediatric death from COVID-19 in Minnesota.
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An elementary student in southwestern Minnesota has died from complications from COVID-19. 

The tragic news, first reported by Marshall Radio, was emailed to parents in the Marshall School District on Monday, with Superintendent Jeremy Williams confirming to Bring Me The News that a first-grade student at Park Side Elementary School in Marshall has died.

According to data from the Minnesota Department of Health, this marks the third pediatric death from COVID-19 in the state.

Previously, the disease was confirmed as the cause of death for a child who was under 1-year-old and a child between the ages of 5 and 9. 

Bring Me The News has reached out to Marshall School District and the Minnesota Department of Health for information. 

This is a developing story. 

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