Minnesota COVID-19 deaths jump by 29, worst toll since June

  • Carla Gillespie with her son Dylan visited her mother, Evelyn Solberg at the Jones-Harrison Residence in Minneapolis, Monday, Oct. 12, 2020. It was the first time families have been allowed to visit residents inside nursing homes while masked up and behind a plastic shield since March. (Richard Tsong-Taatarii/Star Tribune via AP)

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota health officials reported 29 new COVID-19 deaths on Wednesday, the state’s highest one-day death toll since early June, as the coronavirus spreads at high levels across the state.