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COVID-19 claims the life of a Renville County resident

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(Olivia MN-) The Minnesota Department of Health Thursday said a Renville County resident has died from COVID-19-related illness. The person in their early 90s is Renville County's 44th COVID fatality of the pandemic. Statewide, there were 8 more deaths reported, putting the state's death toll at 7333. There were 874 additional cases of COVID-19 reported Thursday, bringing the state's total to more than 597,000, and of that number, more than 582,000 have recovered. The figures were based on approximately 24,600 test results.

Locally, Stearns County reported 20 cases of coronavirus. There were 6 in both Meeker and Kandiyohi, 4 in Pope, 2 in Swift, and single cases reported in Chippewa and Renville Counties.

Totals                   cases            deaths

Chippewa              1529                 38

Kandiyohi              6589                 84

Meeker                  2598                40

Pope                      1115                 6

Renville                  1809               44

Stearns                22,376             221

Swift                       1063              18