Add a way to specify minDistance to $geoWithin allowing querying for being in a ring shape, analogous to what $near/$nearSphere allowed with $minDistance and $maxDistance options.
The only current workaround if $geoNear aggregation stage cannot be used is this query:
With the deprecation of count in favor of countDocuments it is no longer possible to use the $near operator with the new API.
Unfortunately the alternative $geoWithin $center only supports radius whereas $near allowed having a ring specified by $minDistance & $maxDistance.
There's no workaround for this, $geoWithin seems to only supports single ringed structures, so this might be more a server issue than a driver one.