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Another 1598 COVID-19 cases reported in MN, 43 more deaths

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(St. Paul MN-) The Minnesota Department of Health Thursday reported 43 more COVID-19-related deaths, including 4 in Stearns County. The state's pandemic death toll is now at 5817. There were 1598 more cases of coronavirus reported, putting the state's total at just under 442,000, and of that number, just under 421,000 have recovered. The figures were based on 33,000 test results. Over the past week, the state has averaged 1780 additional cases per day, and 35 deaths.

The MDH says since Tuesday 68 people were admitted to the hospital and 10 went to the ICU.

Locally there were 33 more cases reported in Stearns County, 10 in Kandiyohi, 5 in Renville, 4 in Meeker, 2 in Swift and zero additional cases in Chippewa County.

Totals              cases          deaths

Chippewa         1306              32

Kandiyohi         5510              69

Meeker             1974              33

Pope                  735                5

Renville            1361              39

Stearns          17,686           184

Swift                   826            17