North Dakota COVID-19 cases surpass 1K; deaths remain at 19

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The North Dakota Department of Health says the number of people in the state testing positive for COVID-19 has surpassed 1,000.

Health officials say 42 additional people tested positive for the coronavirus since Tuesday, bringing the state total to 1,033.

The new figures Wednesday include 20 in Cass County, which includes Fargo. Grand Forks County, where an outbreak led to the shutdown of a wind turbine plant, had 16 on Wednesday, up from three the day before.

The number of deaths attributed to the coronavirus in North Dakota remained at 19, with no new deaths reported Wednesday.

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