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1 death, 22 positive tests reported Friday in Stutsman county

The North Dakota Department of Health reported 22 positive tests and one death due to the coronavirus Friday in Stutsman County in a light day of testing.

The death was identified as a woman in her 80s. The deaths of two women in their 80s in Foster County were also reported Friday.

There were 202 tests processed for Stutsman County resulting in a daily positivity rate of 11.5%

Area reports indicated 18 positive tests in Barnes County, six in Dickey County, four in LaMoure County, two each in Kidder and Foster counties and one each in McIntosh and Wells counties.

Across North Dakota, the department reported 797 positive results from 7,951 tests processed for a daily positivity rate of 10.9%


There were 309 people hospitalized due to COVID-19 with 39 in intensive care in North Dakota as of Friday.

Along with deaths in Foster and Stutsman counties, the death of a man in his 50s in Cass County and a woman in her 90s in Walsh County were reported. The five deaths reported Friday bring the total for North Dakota to 902 people in North Dakota since the start of the pandemic in March.

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