North Dakota hits 4,600 in active cases of the coronavirus

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — State health officials say a sixth straight day of record active COVID-19 cases put North Dakota’s number of current infections at 4,600.

The update confirmed 517 positive tests in the last day and 12 deaths, increasing the number of fatalities due to the coronavirus to 357.

The state’s rate of positive tests has risen steadily in the last week and came in over 10% Tuesday. The deaths included four people in Bottineau County, located in the northeastern part of the state.

Of active cases, Cass County is tops at 978, followed by Burleigh with 745, Ward with 317, Grand Forks with 310, Stark with 266, Morton with 264 and Williams with 259.

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