Newly confirmed COVID cases continue drop in North Dakota

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota’s daily count of newly confirmed COVID-19 cases continues dropping after reaching a record high.

The North Dakota Department of Health reports 58 new infections Sunday, bringing the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the state to 6,660 since the pandemic began. Health officials reported a daily high of 168 cases on Friday. North Dakota recorded two new deaths, a man in his 70s from Grand Forks County and woman in her 50s from Burleigh County. Both had underlying health conditions.

That raises North Dakota’s death toll to 105. A total of 50 North Dakota patients are currently hospitalized, up five from Saturday.

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