14th person dies as COVID-19 cases rise in North Dakota

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A fourteenth person has died from COVID-19 in North Dakota, as the number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus continues to grow.

Health officials reported Wednesday that the latest person to die was a Cass County man in his 40s who had underlying health conditions.

The state said an additional 35 people have tested positive for the coronavirus since Tuesday, bringing the total number of cases in North Dakota to 679.  Officials said 602 people have been screened since Tuesday, bringing the total tested in North Dakota to 15,589.

Cass County leads the state with 274 cases,.

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