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Autopsy report shows Floyd had tested positive for COVID-19

A full autopsy of Floyd showed that he had previously tested positive for COVID-19.

The report by Chief Medical Examiner Andrew Baker spelled out clinical details, including that Floyd had tested positive for COVID-19 on April 3 but appeared asymptomatic. The report also noted Floyd’s lungs appeared healthy, but he had some narrowing of arteries in the heart.

The county’s earlier summary report had listed fentanyl intoxication and recent methamphetamine use under “other significant conditions” but not under “cause of death.” The full report’s footnotes noted that signs of fentanyl toxicity could include “severe respiratory depression” and seizures.

Minneapolis
Terrence Floyd visits the site near where his brother George died in Minneapolis police custody in Minneapolis, Minnesota

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