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Woman is state's first West Nile death this year (MST)
MORRIS, Minn. - An elderly Stevens County woman has died after contracting West Nile virus, the first death in the state of Minnesota this year.
As of Wednesday, there have been 27 confirmed cases of West Nile virus in 18 Minnesota counties, the Minnesota Department of health reported. The virus has also been found in 12 blood donors across the state.