Stutsman County has 12 new cases of coronavirus, according to information released Sunday, Oct. 18, from the North Dakota Department of Health. One death related to COVID-19 was reported in Dickey County; a man in his 70s with underlying health conditions. The death in Dickey County was one of five deaths reported in the state Sunday related to COVID-19.

The other four deaths occurred in man in his 60s from Burleigh County, a man in his 50s from McKenzie County, a woman in her 80s from Sioux County and a man in his 80s from Williams County. All had underlying health conditions, the health department said. There have been 404 deaths in the state related to COVID-19 since the pandemic began.

Stutsman County currently has 111 active positive cases, according to the health department. The county's cumulative positivity rate is 9.10%.

Other counties in the Jamestown region reporting cases were Dickey and Foster, six each; LaMoure, four; Barnes, Logan and Wells, three each; Kidder, two; and Eddy, Griggs and McIntosh, one each.

The state reported a total of 716 positive cases Sunday and a daily positivity rate of 10.37%.