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Stearns County records it's 20 COVID-19 fatality

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(St. Cloud MN-) Another COVID-19 related death has been reported in Stearns County. According to figures released Wednesday by the Minnesota Department of Health, Stearns County reported it's 20th death since the pandemic began in January. They also reported 16 more cases, bringing their total to 2758, while Kandiyohi County reported 2 more cases, putting them at 650. Two more cases were added in Chippewa County which is now at 92, and a single case reported in Meeker County putting them at 82. No cases were reported Wednesday in Swift County, which stays at 51, and Renville County which remains at 53.

Statewide, there were 681 more cases of COVID-19 reported, bringing the state total to 52947. There were 9 more deaths, putting the state's death toll at 1589.

310 people are hospitalized, 143 are in the ICU, and 46636 have recovered.