North Dakota COVID-19 positive cases drop from record high

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The number of positive COVID-19 cases reported Saturday dropped by 20% from a record set the day before.

State health officials confirmed 134 new cases, down from a daily high of 168 cases on Friday. The new cases include 35 positive tests combined in Burleigh and Morton counties, which has been at the forefront of the state’s spike in cases in the last two weeks.

The number of active cases decrease by 74, to 1,003, and hospitalizations decreased by two, to 45. The statewide death toll remained at 103 on Saturday.

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