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MDH reports 14 more COVID-19-related deaths Thursday

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(St. Paul MN-) The Minnesota Department of Health Thursday reported 928 additional cases of COVID-19, bringing the state's pandemic total to just over 476,000. Of that number, more than 463,000 victims have recovered. There were 14 more deaths reported, putting Minnesota's death toll at 6404. The figures were based on a robust number of tests, more than 31,000.

Locally there were 15 cases of coronavirus reported in Stearns County on Thursday, 6 in Kandiyohi, 4 in Renville, 2 in Meeker, one each in Swift and Pope counties and none in Chippewa.

Since Tuesday 45 more people have been hospitalized with 13 going to the ICU. And through Tuesday more than 710,000 Minnesotans have received their first dose of vaccine.

Totals               cases             deaths

Chippewa          1354                35

Kandiyohi          5735                74

Meeker             2045                 34

Pope                  785                   5

Renville            1456                 40

Stearns          18,577               199

Swift                  870                 18