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COVID-19 claims it's 3rd victim in Chippewa County

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(Montevideo MN-) Chippewa County Saturday reported it's 3rd COVID-19-related death since the start of the pandemic. The Minnesota Department of Health says the victim was in their early-to-mid 80s. Statewide, 5 more deaths were reported, putting Minnesota's death toll at 2217. There were 1704 more cases reported, bringing the state total to 121,090, and of that number, 106,774 have recovered. The state Saturday reported the results of 27,000 tests, which is 16,000 lower than Friday.

Locally, Stearns County reported 67 more cases of coronavirus, Kandiyohi County had 26, 8 more in Renville, 7 more in Chippewa, 5 more in Swift and Meeker and one more case in Pope County.

Totals Cases Deaths

Chippewa 364 3

Kandiyohi 1490 4

Meeker 300 3

Pope 137 0

Renville 224 11

Stearns 5161 33

Swift 179 1