North Dakota reports 43 new COVID-19 cases, no deaths

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota health officials  reported 43 new cases of COVID-19, including 38 in the state’s most populous county that contains Fargo.

Statewide, there were 2,422 confirmed cases as of Tuesday. Cass County has recorded 1,580 of the confirmed cases.

North Dakota has recorded 54 deaths linked to the coronavirus but none were reported Tuesday.  The number of patients hospitalized was 40 on Tuesday.

The state Department of Health says the testing lab recently experienced a recent malfunction of two pieces of equipment, so 82 positive results have been considered inconclusive and the individuals have been asked to retest.

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